Summary: S.Res.71 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/28/2017)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that Jack Johnson, the first African-American professional boxer to hold the title of Heavyweight Champion of the World, should receive a posthumous pardon to expunge from the annals of American criminal justice a racially motivated abuse of the federal government's prosecutorial authority and to recognize his athletic and cultural contributions to society.