Jack Johnson

1878 - 1946

A Quote by Jack Johnson on song and dreams

Dont let your dreams be dreams

Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

Source: Jack Johnson

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A Quote by Jack Johnson

Who told you I was yellow? You're white Tommy - white as the flag of surrender!

Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

Source: Taunt to Tommy Burns in the ring, New York, 27 Dec 1908.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Jack Johnson

For every point I'm given, I'll have earned two, because I'm a Negro. Johson beat Burns to became the first black heavyweight champion.

Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

Source: On selecting a referee for the Tommy Burns fight, 26 Dec 1908.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Jack Johnson on beginning, doubt, fighting, and good

I never doubted the issue from the beginning. I knew I was too good for Burns. I have forgotten more about fighting than Burns ever knew.

Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

Source: On the Burns-Johnson Fight, New York, 27 Dec 1908.

Contributed by: Zaady

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