Pardon Urged For Heavyweight Fighter Johnson

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A campaign is underway to pardon Jack Johnson, who broke racial barriers at the turn of the 20th century and was punished for his lifestyle.

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Calvin

Long Island City, NY

#1 Sep 29, 2008
What a shame that a great man like Jack Johnson only gets his justice posthumously. I found it fascinating that the feds have used this act to bludgeon Johnson, Chuck Berry, Charlie Chaplin and others, and yet Elliot Spitzer has so far skated away.

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