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Merry Christmas, Baby. In 1963 the Madison Avenue art director George Lois was asked to come up with a concept for a “Christmassy” cover for Esquire’s December magazine. He decided to give the world a black Santa Claus.
His choice was Sonny Liston, one-time world heavyweight champion, armed robber and fear figure for white America. In a country where race was a hot topic, Liston’s appearance, described memorably by Sports Illustrated as “looking like
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