Pardon Sought For First Black Boxing Champ

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RENO, Nev. -- A century ago, black heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson reached the pinnacle of his career when he defeated "Great White Hope" Jim Jeffries in Reno in what was billed as the "Fight of the Century." One hundred years later fans of the legendary fighter are still seeking a posthumous presidential pardon for Johnson, saying that ...

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sickuvit

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Jun 26, 2010
 
Imagine that! All those white and white folks couldn't stand being beaten by a 'darkie'. To bad.
It's about time the MAN gets exonerated from being victimized by the use of useless laws employed for useless purposes. So they got him on a nothing charge....he still beat the white man!
I'll be glad when racism is finished in this nation.
I've seen racists of every strip and I hate it all.

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Sickuvit
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sickuvit wrote:
Imagine that! All those white and white folks couldn't stand being beaten by a 'darkie'. To bad.
It's about time the MAN gets exonerated from being victimized by the use of useless laws employed for useless purposes. So they got him on a nothing charge....he still beat the white man!
I'll be glad when racism is finished in this nation.
I've seen racists of every strip and I hate it all.
I remain,
Sickuvit
You remain,

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