Monday, April 23, 2018

Trailblazers in Black History: Henry Armstrong

An African American boxer, Henry Armstrong was the only professional boxer to hold world championship titles in three weight divisions simultaneously. In his boxing career from 1931 to 1945, Armstrong fought 181 bouts, won 151 matches, lost 21 fights, and  scored 101 knockouts. After his retirement, he became an ordained minister and devoted himself to underprivileged youth.

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Source: Black History in America

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