Posthumous Pardon of Boxer Jack Johnson

President Trump posthumously pardoned boxer Jack Johnson in a ceremony in the Oval Office. The first black heavyweight boxing champion was… read more

President Trump posthumously pardoned boxer Jack Johnson in a ceremony in the Oval Office. The first black heavyweight boxing champion was convicted in 1913 of violating the Mann Act for transporting a white woman across state lines. The president was flanked by actor Sylvester Stallone, boxers Lennox Lewis and Deontay Wilder, and Linda Haywood, Mr. Johnson’s great-great niece. close

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Program ID:
446098-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 24, 2018 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 24, 2018 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 24, 2018 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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