Two young boxers take a break from training at Ike and Randy's Gym, located in the heart of patterson New Jersey's ghetto and within walking distace from the bar where local boxer Hurricane Carter was convicted of murdering three people. Carter's 1967 conviction became a symbol for racial discrimination and injustice in the 1960's.

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Two young boxers take a break from training at Ike and Randy's Gym, located in the heart of patterson New Jersey's ghetto and within walking distace from the bar where local boxer Hurricane Carter was convicted of murdering three people. Carter's 1967 conviction became a symbol for racial discrimination and injustice in the 1960's.

Filename: History18.JPG
Photographer: Facing Change: Documenting America
Source: Facing Change Documenting America
Date 29 Jul 2010
Location: Patterson NJ USA
Credit: Andrew Lichtenstein
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Keywords:
  • Boxing
  • Youth
  • Black
  • African American
  • Patterson
  • New Jersey
  • Memory
  • History
  • Gym
  • Training


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