Targeted by Race: Jack Johnson’s story 100 years later

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Convicted in 1913, pardoned in 2018; legendary boxer Jack Johnson’s story is one of being targeted at the height of the Jim Crow ear and being vindicated long after his death. The first African-American boxing heavyweight champion, Johnson was the focus of the Mann Act, a law created by congress specifically to take him down. RT America’s Steve Christakos has the story.

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