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Thursday, President Trump granted Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion, a posthumous pardon almost a century after he was sent to prison for traveling... [Read More]
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Ignored by presidents for nearly a century, Trump finally responded to the heavyweight champion's 1921 plea for clemency. [Read More]
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The day after boxing great Jack Johnson was pardoned by President Donald Trump, his great-great niece went to his gravesite to mark the end of... [Read More]
President Trump's pardon this week of boxer Jack Johnson is his latest grant of clemency to a prominent figure. It's an example of his hands-on... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion. [Read More]
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A reader sees two ulterior motives for the posthumous pardon. [Read More]
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As President Donald Trump ended an almost-century-long campaign by granting a pardon to Jack Johnson, the unfairly convicted boxing champion, a question hung in many... [Read More]
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The monogrammed spittoons were said to be solid silver. Fifteen thousand dollars' worth of oil paintings of the owner and his family hung on the... [Read More]
The Texan, who was an icon for racially oppressed African Americans, had been charged under the Mann Act, which was used to prosecute men for... [Read More]
Ignored by presidents for nearly a century, Trump finally responded to the heavyweight champion's 1921 plea for clemency.        ... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what... [Read More]
For more than 100 years, Jack Johnson's legend as the first black heavyweight boxing champion has been undisputed, but his legacy had been tarnished by... [Read More]
For more than 100 years, Jack Johnson's legend as the first black heavyweight boxing champion has been undisputed, but his legacy had been tarnished by... [Read More]
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Jack Johnson's biggest crime was being an unrepentant black man who beat up white men for a living. High-flying and flamboyant, he refused to live... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what... [Read More]
President Trump granted a posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what many claim was a racially motivated injustice.... [Read More]
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