was the exact opposite - a brawler who had begun his ring career fighting in barrooms and on back streets.
hadn't bet on Jack Johnson
to win, then he wouldn't have had the extra money to buy his wife and two daughters new dresses from the most expensive dress shop in town, and the older of the two girls called Rlizbeth wouldn't have let her hair down and donned that brand-new yellow dress that made her look like an angel, so those white boys wouldn't have noticed her, wouldn't have called out to her from across the road, wouldn't have followed her and jumped her just as she reached the bend and dragged her into the brush, where they raped and beat her.
The resolution approved on Wednesday says that the boxer should receive a posthumous pardon "for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson
and unduly tarnished his reputation.
was never charged with rape, but unlike most Black men, he was certainly uppity and familiar with white women.
On behalf of the Board, I would like to welcome John to FXI," said Jack Johnson
, outgoing FXI President & Chief Executive Officer.
brings his laid back charm to Symphony Hall.
Rather than criticise Mrs Thatcher, Jack Johnson
should thank God for sending her.
This is the fifth album from former pro-surfer, film-maker and singer-songwriter Jack Johnson
HIS voice and mellow guitar skills may have shifted over 16 million albums worldwide, but Jack Johnson
doesn't let his star status take over at home.
SINCE winning his Brit Award, Jack Johnson
has been lapping up the limelight - and it's no wonder if his performance at Birmingham's NEC is anything to go by.
Ward presents a right-on historically accurate account of Jack Johnson
as a fugitive.
The dynamic, freestanding boxer in Jack Johnson
is an homage to a national African American hero.