Sonny Liston dealt with the long history of police brutality.

Sonny Liston dealt with the long history of police brutality. Every black man has to deal with police brutality. The police fucked with Sonny because he was black. Not because he was the Heavyweight Champion of the world. Policing comes from the Slave Watcher/ Overseer. The police baton replaced the whip as an object of fear. In order to control the slave.