Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Reviews

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts
June 21, 2007
Burns brings forth many impressive historical details, all contextualized within the overarching story of Race in America. Hours later, you are left with what feels like a genuine sense of what made the guy tick, and the world that he inhabited. Yet anoth
Full Review | Original Score: A
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
October 29, 2005
The subject is admirably served here.
Frank Ochieng
January 26, 2005
Unforgivable Blackness will stand as an absorbing microscope in reference to resilient black manhood in all its vulnerability and vitality.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
October 5, 2004
Proves that, no matter what punches were thrown at him, no one ever wiped that triumphant smile off of Jack Johnson's face.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
August 14, 2007
| Original Score: 4/4
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Todd McCarthy
April 1, 2009
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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