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Truman Gibson (1912–2005)

Truman Gibson was born on January 22, 1912 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Truman Kella Gibson Jr. He is known for his work on Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion (1998), Dramatic Moments in Black Sports History (1995) and ESPN SportsCentury (1999). He was married to Isabelle Gibson. He died on December 23, 2005 in ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1944 The Negro Soldier (Documentary short) (advisor)
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 2004 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
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- The Fight (2004) ... Himself - Joe Louis' Attorney
 2000-2003 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
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- Archie Moore (2003) ... Himself
- Charles 'Sonny' Liston (2001) ... Himself
- Jack Dempsey (2001) ... Himself
- Jackie Robinson (2001) ... Himself
- Joe Louis (2000) ... Himself
 1995 Dramatic Moments in Black Sports History (TV Movie documentary)
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 1999 The Sweet Science (TV Series documentary)
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Truman K. Gibson Jr.
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There must be an intelligent awareness of where we stand in the changes going on about us, and we must be prepared to take advantage of these changes and insist on our rights.

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He fought racial discrimination in the Army in World War II as a high level adviser in the War Department and later became a powerful pro boxing promoter. See more »

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Aquarius

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