Statue Of Famed Boxer Jack Johnson Sparks Controversy

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jack johnson boxerA statue built for famed boxer Jack Johnson has sparked controversy in Galveston, Texas.

Some homeowners complain it will create too much traffic, although some believe that the controversy only exists because of Johnson’s reputation for dating white women.

Other home owners, like Helen Douglas, believe it is Johnson’s history that makes some want to re-locate the statue. When asked if she saw a problem with traffic due to the statue, Douglas replied “not at all, the way you see it right now is basically the way it is,” as she pointed to a nearly empty road.

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