Joe Louis Fist
The monument to the late heavyweight champion was commissioned with a $350,000 grant from Sports Illustrated magazine.
Detroit’s famous fist is getting a bit of a facelift.
Elliot Van Orman, a 26-year-old indie filmmaker, hopes his recent video project will help people think about the positive aspects of Detroit.
What some decried as a negative representation of belligerence and hostility has matured into an icon of a city that exhibits courage and strength even in the face of seemingly overwhelming odds.
Vandals strike at Detroit’s Joe Louis fist.