June Jordan: Requiem for the Champ

In early 1992—in response to Mike Tyson’s having been convicted of sexual assault—poet, activist and essayist Jordan wrote this column for The Progressive: an absolute masterpiece. This essay does not seem to have a stable online home—it’s presented here as a series of screen caps on an arts blog; you can’t keep a good essay down.

Requiem for the Champ

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