Jack Johnson (boxer) Quotes (1 quote)
The poems of Thomas Gray with critical notes, a life of the author, by John Mitford, Cochrane, 1814, p. 24
“It is only when the rich are sick that they fully feel the impotence of wealth.”
―Charles Caleb Colton
Lacon: or, Many things in few words, Charles Caleb Colton, 1821 (7th ed.), p. 226
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJack Johnson (boxer)
Born: March 31, 1878
Bio: John Arthur Johnson, nicknamed the Galveston Giant, was an American boxer. At the height of the Jim Crow era, Johnson became the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion. In a documentary about his life, Ken Burns notes, for more than thirteen years, Jack Johnson was the most famous and the most notorious African-American on Earth.