Jack Johnson Boxer
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Jack Johnson was born on 1878 in Galveston , Texas. Johnson became the first African American to win world heavyweight crown when he beat Tommy Burns. Johnson continued boxing until he was 50 years old. he died in 1946 from a car accident in North Carolina
The First African American to be a heavyweight champion. Was boxing until he was 50 years old. Was one of the besting boxer in his time.
He was important because he was THE first African American to win the heavyweight champion crown. Which he knocked out Tommy burns and he, also continued to box until he was 50 years old.
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