GREAT WHITE HOPE
Durham and England star Ben Stokes
India and China were recently hailed as the great white hope
for car manufacturers, with fast growing, increasingly wealthy populations seemingly offering a panacea for falling demand in the car-saturated West.
Cooney was considered the great white hope
and a lot of racial tension was drummed up before the fight.
Enter protege Tommy 'Machine' Gunn, played by John Wayne's great nephew and real-life great white hope
, Tommy Morrison.
This horse could develop into one who could give Mr Nicholls' great white hope
(Kauto Star) a scare up the Cheltenham hill.
Unbeaten Larry Holmes' defence of his title against great white hope
Gerry Cooney was on at 9.
The cause of all these words, all this passion, was not a political crisis or a natural catastrophe--it was a prizefight, the 1910 contest between Jack Johnson, the first Black heavyweight champion, and Jim Jeffries, who had been singled out as "the Great White Hope
of the Western World.
After inadvertently injuring boxing world title contender Pete Wright, he's sensationally installed as the new great white hope
Perhaps its most celebrated production was "The Great White Hope
," which made history as it traveled from Washington to Broadway and then to film.
All this sniping represents a touching bit of nostalgic bluster that one would have thought the Afrikaner opinionmakers had been disabused of by now: namely, that they "coulda been contendahs" if only their Great White Hope
had the cajones to do what was needed.
Essays range from commentaries on recent events ("Mike Tyson and the White Hope
Cult," for example) to reflections on music, the author's education and his own Irish ancestry.
THERE was a time when Wilko Johnson was the great white hope
of British rock.
Howard Sackler's The Great White Hope
, directed by Edwin Sherin, premieres at Washington, D.
Elwa, the great white hope
of the Assembly, were unwilling to assist me in retraining, for obscure reasons, but basically ageism; so two years ago I paid almost pounds 800 for a week's retraining, for what was the flavour of the month system.