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Online Sources

African-American Registry:
World Heavyweight Champ and legend, Jack Johnson

ESPN.com: Johnson boxed, lived on own terms

Famous Texans: Jack Johnson

International Boxing Hall of Fame: Racism takes a blow in Reno

Cyber Boxing Zone: Jack Johnson... "Bad Nigger"

East Side Boxing: What Really Happened in the Jack Johnson-Stanley Ketchel Fight?

Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia: Jack Johnson:

The American Experience: The Fight