“I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a wrong that occurred in our history and honor a truly legendary boxing athlete,” Trump told his guests. “Jack Johnson was not treated fairly and we have corrected that.”Johnson was convicted under a law that prohibited the transport of women over state lines, called the Mann Act. The law was sometimes employed by racist authorities to punish black men who had relationships with white women; it was later amended to apply only to the transport of women for purposes of prostitution or illegal sex acts.Johnson’s case has been derided for decades as shaky and motivated by racial animus toward the boxer, who defeated white opponents in the ring and enjoyed relationships with white women out of it. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump granted a full, posthumous pardon for Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion, who was convicted of racially tinged federal morals charges more than a century ago.Trump signed a full posthumous pardon for Johnson while flanked by boxing royalty including Lennox Lewis, Deontay Wilder and Rocky himself, actor Sylvester Stallone. KEYWORDS GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES boxing, Donald Trump, presidential pardon, Jack Johnson Boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, is seen here in a 1932 file photo. | AP RELATED PHOTOS IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5
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Throughout India, and that the animal should not be hit or prodded with any instrument, “When cattle are decorated so well, we will have to prosecute the arrested drug smugglers in the courts of sessions judges stationed in the particular places from where the accused were arrested. In a way,and two constitutions). It was at Kanpur that the party resolved to launch its first nationwide movement for the complete integration of J&K with India Dr Mookerjee decided to lead the movement from the front by personally defying the permit system introduced by Sheikh Abdullah He also decided to go to different parts of the country to mobilise public opinion in support of the movement He asked Shri Vajpayee to accompany him on this pre-campaign rail tour I was at Kotain Rajasthanthose days When I learnt that Dr Mookerjee and Atalji were passing through Kota junctionI met them at the station I could never have imagined that that was destined to be the last time I would see this great founder of our partyDr Syama Prasad On May 81953Dr Mookerjee left Delhi for Punjab en route to Jammu At Amritsara massive crowd of over 20000 gave him a rousing reception His journey from Amritsar to Pathankotand thence to Madhopurwas also like a victory procession Madhopur is a small townsome 12 kilometres away from the army cantonment of Pathankot It is situated on the banks of the Ravithe river that separates Punjab from J&K Dr Mookerjeeaccompanied by Ataljiboarded a jeep to cross the bridge over the Ravi in order to enter J&K Halfway down the bridgethe jeep was halted by a posse of J&K policemen and Dr Mookerjee was asked whether he had a permit with him He replied in the negative and said that under the Indian Constitution every Indian citizen had a right to travel to any part of the country When the police arrested himhe said to Vajpayeeji: Please go back and tell the people that I have entered Jammu and Kashmir state without a permitthough as a prisoner? The underlying thought is that, “We are not silly, Sadly, In the recent past.
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Meanwhile, Obama emphasised that “among states, there has Meanwhile, Obama emphasised that “among states, there has to be a framework that is analogous to what we have done with nuclear power because nobody stands to gain.And, frankly, although the Chinese and Russians are close, we are still the best at this.And if we wanted to go on offence, a whole bunch of countries would have some significant problems.” “And we dont want to see the Internet weaponised in that way.That requires, I think, some tough negotiations.That wont be a one-year process, but wed like to see if we can — if we and the Chinese are able to coalesce around a process for negotiations, then I think we can bring a lot of other countries along,” he said. In response to another question, Obama credited America for the success of China in the past three decades. “They were essentially riding on our backs for the last 30 years because we were underwriting peace, security, the free flow of commerce, international rules in the financial sector,” he said. “You cant simply pursue an export-driven strategy, because you are too big.You are not going to be able to grow your economy at the same pace over the next 20 years that you did in the last 20 years,” he said. “You have got to be concerned about environmental issues, because you cant breathe in Beijing.And that spills over for all of us.As a large country with a powerful military, you cant go around pushing your little neighbours just because you are bigger, but you have to start abiding by a basic code of conduct and a set of rules, because ultimately, you will be advantaged by everybody following the rules,” he noted. “I think in other areas, they still see themselves as the poor country that shouldnt have any obligations internationally.In some cases, they still feel that when we call them on issues like their behaviour in the South China Sea, or on intellectual property theft, that we are trying to contain them as opposed to us just wanting them to abide by the same rules that helped create an environment in which they can rise,” Obama said. PTI LKJ KISadvertisement