Jack Johnson (boxer) Quotes (1 quote)
“Whenever you feel like criticizing any one... just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.”
―F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby (1925)
History of the Peloponnesian War, book V
“The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes.”
As quoted in "The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline", James Perloff, Western Islands, 1988, p. 3
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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.
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“Through the travail of the ages, Midst the pomp and toil of war, Have I fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star. In the form of many people In all panoplies of time Have I seen the luring vision Of the Victory Maid, sublime.”