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Jim Brown, a star running back for the Cleveland Browns in the late 1950s and early 1960s, is the subject of a new biography by The Nation sports editor Dave Zirin. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'Heroic, But He's No Hero': Revisiting Football Great Jim Brown

Dave Zirin's new biography portrays a black liberation activist with a conservative streak, a man with an alleged history of violence against women and maybe the greatest running back in NFL history.

Cycles Mike Vass

Lava flows at a lava fissure in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. The U.S. Geological Survey said a recent lowering of the lava lake at the volcano's Halemaumau crater has raised the potential for explosive eruptions at the volcano. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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How 1 Hawaii Resident Is Documenting The Kilauea Volcano Eruption

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Rita Moreno attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4 in Hollywood, Calif. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Rita Moreno To 'My Gente': Be Proud Of Who You Are, And Don't Give Up

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Les M├ętamorphoses Du Vide Chapelier Fou
Temps Utile Chapelier Fou

The mule train comes into the Washington area against a late afternoon sky in June of 1968. The caravan left Marks, Miss., for the nation's capital on May 13 to participate in the Poor People's Campaign. Bob Daugherty/AP hide caption

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How A Mule Train From Marks, Miss., Kicked Off MLK's Poor People Campaign

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North Atlantic Drift Niklas Aman

Jim Brown, a star running back for the Cleveland Browns in the late 1950s and early 1960s, is the subject of a new biography by The Nation sports editor Dave Zirin. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'Heroic, But He's No Hero': Revisiting Football Great Jim Brown

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