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Editorializing About Fighter Jack Johnson

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A Los Angeles Times editorial published Friday refers to a much earlier, much less charitable opinion piece that ran in the paper in 1910, after African-American boxer Jack Johnson won the heavyweight title. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mary Engel, Times editorial page writer.