The story of Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight boxing champion.

  1. Ken Burns


Top Billed Cast

  1. Keith David

    Keith David

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuel L. Jackson


  3. Jack Johnson

    Himself (Archival Footage)

  4. Adam Arkin

    Adam Arkin

  5. Philip Bosco

    Philip Bosco

Full Cast & Crew

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson


Status Released

Release Information

  • September 4, 2004


Original Language English

Runtime 3h 34m

Budget -

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