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Jack Johnson (VIII) (1878–1946)

Jack Johnson, one of the greatest professional boxers in history and the first African American to wear the world's heavyweight championship belt, is one of the seminal figures in sports and American social history as he was both a mirror on and lightning rod for racism. Many white Americans could not accept the fact that an African American ... See full bio »
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Convicted of violating the Mann Act, ""transporting women across state lines for immoral purposes". in 1913, even though the events on which the prosecution was based, occurred before the Mann Act became law. He fled to Canada and, later, to Europe. In 1920 he returned to the U.S. and served less than a year in Leavenworth Penitentiary. On 24 March 2018 he was pardoned by President Donald Trump. See more »


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