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Joe Louis Monument, Detroit

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  • Popped over to Detroit for a quick visit in August 2017. The Joe Louis Monument might not be the most welcoming sight but it does grab your attention. It's no secret that Detroit had to fight its way ...  more »
  • It is a strange sight, seeing a big black fist, punching out at those driving by. People had concerns when it was placed decades ago that it might be some sort of black power message. Joe Louis was a ...  more »
  • Joe Louis fist is reviled by some but love by most born and bred Defroster's like myself. It exemplifies the strength and perseverance of the citizens of Detroit.  more »
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  • Love this monument to Joe Louis and had fun reading the history behind it. Especially his fight against the German fighter Max Schmeling in 1938 during the height of Nazi Germany. If you're in Detroit stop by and take a picture! Definitely very unique!
  • If this is truly about Joe Louis, where's the boxing glove? Why not have a lifesized statue of the man? We all know this is a 'Black Power' fist...disgustingly racist.
  • "Nicknamed the "Brown Bomber", was an American professional boxer. He reigned as the world heavyweight champion from 1937 to 1949, and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Boxing record: 69 Total fights 66 Wins 52 Wins by KO 3 Losses" Wikipedia
  • An amazing piece of sculpture! Totally worth seeing.
  • Right in the middle of the downtown of Detroit. Nice view surrounding
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