“The Ultimate Underdog: On the Legacy of Apollo Creed”

At Roger, David Moses writes about Apollo Creed. “[Rocky] was never truly an underdog—that is the fantasy of the Rocky movies, a series that plays in a vacuum breathing off the air tube of white victimhood, while shutting out real world complications and well … facts. Facts not only about racial injustice, and inequity, but about the fighters it’s actually based on.”

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