Pardon sought for first black heavywe...

Pardon sought for first black heavyweight champ

There are 6 comments on the story from Apr 1, 2009, titled Pardon sought for first black heavyweight champ. In it, reports that:

Sen. John McCain wants a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, who became the nation's first black heavyweight boxing champion 100 years before Barack Obama became its first black president.

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Akron, OH

#1 Apr 1, 2009
who cares? he was a buffoon-a modern-day dennis rodman!


#2 Apr 1, 2009
Jack Johnson is dead. How about asking for a pardon for the thousands of sisters and brothers locked up right now for no reason? And I agree with Oshun, he was the idiot that laid the foundation for the likes of loudmouth clowns like Muhammed Ali, Dennis Rodman, and Charles Barkley. Please world, shine the light on some Black men we can actually respect. And what kind of mind game is McCain trying to play?

Akron, OH

#3 Apr 1, 2009
quiet as it's kept: isn't what he did REALLY illegal? i mean, he DID transport a woman (regardless of race) across state lines for lewd purposes, didn't he?

Bull Connor

Since: Mar 09

United States

#4 Apr 1, 2009
Locked up for no reason? Riiiiiiiiiiiiiight!

Silver Spring, MD

#5 Apr 1, 2009
Bull Connor wrote:
Locked up for no reason? Riiiiiiiiiiiiiight!
I wonder why I never get locked up for no reason.

Akron, OH

#7 Apr 2, 2009
bappie wrote:
<quoted text>Hi, liar! Trolling I see. Why don't you use the name Asshling? Hmmmmmm. Why aren't you signed in?? You're registered, right?
You, TBT, OhReally and the rest of you scum are something else.

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