overwhelming response was positive — you have to admit that there’s a certain irony in the fact that the most polarizing president in U.S. history saw fit to pardon the most polarizing sports personality.
Donald Trump did it as a casino magnate before his holdings in Atlantic City devolved into bankruptcy. He did it again on May 24 when he pardoned Jack Johnson.
The campaign to secure a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson picked up steam in recent years. I knew the campaign would eventually bear fruit, and considering that posthumous
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