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Boxing: Congress urging pardon for Jack Johnson

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posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 10:34 AM
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By Devlin Barrett, The Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Congress is urging a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight champion who was convicted in 1913 in a case based on his consensual relationship with a white woman.


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[Edited on 7-4-2005 by Ocelot]




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