Jack Johnson

The prize pugilist of the 1920s was jailed for one year in prison for purchasing a train ticket for his white girlfriend. Many state legislatures want Jack Johnson to be pardoned.

A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents music, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.