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Trump, With Sylvester Stallone Alongside Him, Pardons Jack Johnson

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President Donald Trump on Thursday took a moment to pardon legendary Jim Crow-era boxer Jack Johnson.
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A new report says Trump's attempt to 'repeal' Obamacare might fizzle because too many Americans like their Obamacare plan

A new report says Trump's attempt to 'repeal' Obamacare might fizzle because too many Americans like their Obamacare plan

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Republicans repealed Obamacare's individual mandate in their tax reform law, which President Donald Trump said was effectively a repeal of Obamacare.
A new Congressional Budget Office report shows that fewer people will leave the Obamacare market due to the mandate repeal than previously thought.
Part of the reason, the CBO said, was because people value health coverage more than before Obamacare was passed.
Even after sustaining a major blow from Republicans, Americans may not ditch Obamacare as quickly as previously thought.
The new GOP tax reform law contained a provision that virtually...
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Legendary Boxer Jack Johnson Gets Pardon, 105 Years After Baseless Conviction

Legendary Boxer Jack Johnson Gets Pardon, 105 Years After Baseless Conviction

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The black world heavyweight champion was convicted of a crime in 1913 for traveling with a white girlfriend. President Trump issued a rare posthumous pardon after an appeal from Sylvester Stallone.
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Trump's pardon of Jack Johnson is not insignificant. But caring about racial injustice in 2018 would be more meaningful

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To critics, Trump's pardon ends up looking more symbolic than principled.
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Trump Threatens North Korea and Then Welcomes Rambo to Oval Office

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The president welcomed Sylvester Stalone to the White House for the pardon of boxer Jack Johnson.
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Who Is Jack Johnson and Why Did Donald Trump Grant Him a Posthumous Pardon?

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Jack Johnson was the first African American heavyweight champion, but legal issues forced him to flee the United States at one point during his career.
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Trump Does What Obama Wouldn't, Pardons Black Boxer

Trump Does What Obama Wouldn't, Pardons Black Boxer

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President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what Trump said many feel was a racially motivated injustice. Jack Johnson was convicted in 1913 by an all-white jury for violating the Mann Act, which made it illegal to...
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Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson

Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack Johnson

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The pardoning of the black heavyweight boxer is only the third posthumous pardon in U.S. history.
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Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson in racially-charged case

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President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction.
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WATCH: President Trump posthumously pardons boxer Jack Johnson

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President Trump signed a full posthumous pardon for former heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson in a surprise Oval Office ceremony alongside actor Sylvester Stallone.
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Trump grants posthumous pardon to black boxing champ Jack Johnson

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Johnson's conviction for an interracial relationship more than 100 years ago became a symbol for racial injustice.
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