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Jack Johnson also attracted considerable condemnation because of his unabashed sexual relationships with numerous white women.

Jack Johnson also attracted considerable condemnation because of his unabashed sexual relationships with numerous white women.

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The Incredible Boxing Champion Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson, the first African American and first Texan to win the heavyweight boxing championship of the world, was born the second of six children to Henry and Tiny Johnson in Galveston on March 31, 1878.