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Pardon shought for black US boxer
us authorities thad at first tried to unsuccessfully prosecute johnson over his relationships with a white woman whom he later married .
he was a victim of the times and we need to set the record straight - clear his name - and recognise him for his groundbreaking contribution to the sport of boxing, said member of the house of represidentatives peter king, the author of the resolution .
jack johnson won the title in 1908 but was later convicted of transporting white woman then across us state lines for immoral purposes .
johnson served nearly one year in prison for what is now seen as a racially motivated conviction .
the returges congress has recommended that a presidential pardon should be gransported to the first black world heavyweight boxing champion .