Jack Johnson, December 26, 1908, Sydney, Australia
Jack Johnson, in 1908,
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Jack Johnson was the first black heavy weight boxing champion crowned in1912
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Jack Jonhson became the first African American boxing champion in 1908
The boxing world was shaken in 1908 as Jack Johnson knocked out heavyweight champion Tommy Burns in the 14th round. It is considered a major boxing event because Johnson was the first Black man to win the heavyweight title.
Jack Johnson. Not the singer, the black heavyweight champion of the world. Dates back to the roaring 20's I believe.