POSTED: Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 8:00am
UPDATED: Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:16am
Push is on to have Johnson pardoned
Washington, D.C. — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; lawmakers seeking a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, the world's first black heavyweight boxing champion imprisoned a century ago for his romantic relationships with white women, renewed their efforts on Tuesday.
To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Lawmakers-seek-pardon-for-boxing-champ-4329872.php?cmpid=houtexhcat