The Eighth Round is a true story based on the life of Zeke Wilson, who fought in a legal battle, which became known as Wilson V. McClure, that became the federal precedent for all legal findings of same-race discrimination.
The story involves a common man who found himself faced with racial discrimination. It tells of his struggle and triumph, involving important and timely social issues raised through the misuse of authority by both black and white government officials.
It tells of one man’s determination and perseverance in the face of great odds and his struggle to see this dispute through to its end, despite his lack of higher education. and the lasting effects of this racial struggle on his own bi-racial family.
Though these events happened years ago, they are still incredibly relevant in today's world. The Eighth Round is the perfect book to read in this day and time as the fight for civil rights continues on. Order The Eighth Round and experience it for yourself!