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UNFORGIVABLE BLACKNESS: THE RISE AND FALL OF JACK JOHNSON

Speeding Tickets

  • Aired: 05/01/2017
  • 03:11
  • Rating: NR
Jack Johnson was given speeding tickets scores of times over the years, sometimes because he really was driving too fast — and sometimes simply because white policemen couldn’t stand to see a black man behind the wheel of a costly racing car. He also later joined a vaudeville troupe, where he made good money under tough working conditions.
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