History December 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

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Francis Akhalbey December 18, 2020 at 11:00 am

December 18, 2020 at 11:00 am | History

Remembering Jim Kelly, first black martial arts film star who starred alongside Bruce Lee in ‘Enter the Dragon’

James Milton Kelly, simply known as Jim Kelly, competed in tennis, basketball, football as well as track and field. He might have focused his energies on these outlets had a coach not referred to a Black teammate with a racial slur at the University of Louisville, where he played football.

The realization that a coach could demean his own players because of their ethnicity appalled him so much he redirected his energies to studying Shorin-ryu karate.

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