via eurweb: The name Muhammad Ali is synonymous with confidence and candor. This 1974 clip of “The Mike Douglas Show” illustrates just how Ali earned that reputation. The video gives us a rare glimpse of Sly Stone, of Sly and The Family Stone, expressing his thoughts on race relations and politics. The video opens with Mike Douglas asking Ali whether […]
via BlackAmericaWeB: In case you missed it, while talking to reporters at the White House yesterday, he mentioned more potential pardons, saying, “I’m thinking about Muhammad Ali. The pardons are a very positive thing for a president. The power to pardon is a beautiful thing.” Only problem is — there is nothing to pardon. The legendary Muhammad […]
Laila Ali has spent a good chunk of her time in the spotlight trying to avoid being put in a box. She has worked hard not to just be seen as Muhammad Ali’s daughter, or a boxer, or whatever other labels people might try and put on her. Now she is teaming up with T.J. […]
Laila Ali, daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and his third wife, Veronica Porsche Ali, watched her dad move from boxing to legendary humanitarian. This year, she had to bury the man who meant everything to her. Now she’s reflecting on her dad’s legacy on her life and how to move forward. Laila grew up […]
CLEVELAND, Ohio — LeBron James will give $2.5 million to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to support its Muhammad Ali display. The “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change” display has been on view since September. According to a release from the Smithsonian, the display “tells the story of how Ali’s […]
A longtime admirer of Muhammad Ali, LeBron James said he jumped at the opportunity to support an exhibit honoring the life of the boxing giant at the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. “Muhammad Ali is such a cornerstone of me as an athlete because of what he represented not only in the ring as […]
On September 17th “An Evening to Celebrate Greatness” at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky, actress and honored AIDS activist Sheryl Lee Ralph will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for her dedicated commitment to raising HIV/AIDS awareness and erasing the hate and stigma still connected to the disease. The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian […]
San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, is vowing to sit during the national anthem in protest over police killings of African-Americans. Is he being anti-American by expressing his right to protest which is covered under the First Amendment of the Constitution?
Good genes definitely run in Muhammad Ali’s family. The late boxing icon’s grandson,Biaggio Ali Walsh, just scored a major fashion modeling contract — and he hasn’t even graduated high school yet. Walsh, the 17-year-old son of Rasheeda Ali Walsh, signed with Wilhelmina Models, one of the biggest agencies in the world, according to People Style. […]
This past Friday, the world paid homage to the late, great former heavyweight champion of the world, Muhammad Ali. Although he didn’t speak at Ali’s memorial service, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan talked about what Muhammad meant to him and the Nation of Islam in Chicago. Min. Farrakhan explained the reason he loves Muhammad so […]
Roland Martin and a select panel of guests discussed the home-going service and the celebration of Ali.
Roland Martin recently spoke with Aretha Franklin about the life and legacy of the late, great Muhammad Ali.