Category Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali vs. Sunni Khalid, February 11, 1980…

My younger brother, Paul Lee, managed to unearth some of 37-year old CBS video of the White House press conference where I confronted former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. Close by Ali was Jeremiah Shabazz, a longtime “handler” from the infamous Nation of Islam (NOI) Mosque No. 12 in Philadelphia, as well as a member of […]

The Spiritual Journey of Muhammad Ali

http://bbc.in/1XLoj4X

Remembering Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) :: The Marc Steiner Show

http://www.steinershow.org/podcasts/sports/remembering-muhammad-ali-1942-2016/ June 6, 2016 – Segment 1 My co-host Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities, and I begin the show with a tribute to and remembrance of the life of the […]

The Legacy of Muhammad Ali – Podcenter – ESPN

The legacy of Muhammad Ali. http://m.espn.go.com/general/play?id=16025806

The Undefeated, June 6, 2016 -Ali: An Imperfect Icon

https://theundefeated.com/features/ali-an-imperfect-icon/

A Defiant Muhammad Ali Was Cherished By Black Men : NPR

Excellent piece on “The Greatest” by my friend, Karen Grigsby Bates. http://www.npr.org/2016/06/06/480905945/a-defiant-muhammad-ali-was-cherished-by-black-men