Jack Johnson (boxer) Quotes (1 quote)
Into the Green (1993)
The children of the stage (1899)
As quoted in: Saturday Review, 18 March 1944, p. 19
Libretto for the opera The Mother Of Us All by Virgil Thomson (1947), from Last Operas and Plays (1949)
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.