1986: The Fist


Robert Graham: Monument to Joe Louis in Detroit, Michigan (1986)

Louiswhose family moved to Detroit in 1926was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1937 to 1949 and one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. He is considered the first African-American to become a nationwide hero in the United States. The sculpture is 24 feet long.

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