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Pardon Urged For Heavyweight Fighter Johnson

There are 1 comment on the story from Sep 29, 2008, titled Pardon Urged For Heavyweight Fighter Johnson. In it, reports that:

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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Lenni, PA

#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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