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Watch Muhammad Ali's Perfect Response To 'Not All White People Are Racist' -- In 1971

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.05.2015 | Black Voices So often reaction to people of color who call out racism, be it ...

Nas, Eric Holder, And Muhammad Ali Recipients Of Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois Medal

AP | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.01.2015 | Black Voices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and rapper Nasir "Nas" Jones are among the 2015 reci...

Muhammad Ali Returns To Hometown To Accept Spirit Award

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 09.18.2015 | Sports

Muhammad Ali, one of the 21st century's most inspiring athletes, was honored with the inaugural Grawemeyer Spirit Award by the University of Louisvil...

GOP Candidates, Learn From Muhammad Ali

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, KY. -- The contrast could not have been more vivid or instructive about the state of American politics. On Wednesday night, my job requir...

Sumdumhonky: Chatting With Lloyd Price, Plus Andrea Bocelli's Cinema and Indra Rios-Moore, The Turnback, When In Rome II and Nesta! Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"What is being called rock 'n' roll today, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, it's all the same as the stuff we did way back in the day. The only thing that's changed is the beat. You can get a whole drum set on your iPad. That's the whole difference in the music. That's why everything today sounds alike."

LA Stories: In Hollywood's Heart, IgnitedSpaces Inspires like the Extraordinary Coworking Environments of Googleplex and TBWA's "Ad City"

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.21.2015 | Los Angeles
Ashley Jude Collie

"Getting inspired is one thing. Staying inspired and productive until your dreams have become a reality is a different challenge altogether. Where you work can change everything," says Matt Davis, co-founder of IgnitedSpaces.

How Great Is Serena Williams?

Byron Williams | Posted 08.11.2015 | Sports
Byron Williams

She has been unquestionably the most dominant player in her era, arguably of any era, but she has been largely without a rival.

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 6, the Conclusion

Dave Kreissman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

Over the 40-plus years since the Clay v. United States ruling was handed down, public opinion of Ali has been overwhelmingly positive. In fact, information that paints him in a negative light is fairly difficult to come by.

The NBA Finals Don't Matter, The Debate Afterward Does

Joe McKnight | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Joe McKnight

We are a sports-obsessed nation that doesn't know how to talk about sports. Take, for instance, the NBA Finals. The series isn't even over, and yet, the legacy of LeBron James is already being re-litigated from Cleveland to California.

Why The Mayweather Victory Doesn't Matter

Jio F. Deslate | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports
Jio F. Deslate

Fans of boxing deserve champions not only inside the ring, but also outside of it. Mayweather may have won this fight but it doesn't really matter. He could defeat 10 more Manny Pacquiao's but he will never be remembered the way Pacman will be -- as a true fighter. "Money" stands for nothing. He may be undefeated, but he is not a champion.

The (Real) Fight of the Century!

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.01.2015 | Sports
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The fight between Mayweather and Pacquiao has been hyped as the "Fight of the Century," and it is the largest purse ever offered, but it can't compare to the clash between the two undefeated champions who stepped into the ring at a time of tremendous turmoil in 1971.

Muhammad Ali's Daughter Calls Floyd Mayweather 'A Broken Person'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.01.2015 | Sports

Retired pro boxer Laila Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali, says she doesn't hate Floyd Mayweather. But her comments about the fighter ahead of his megabou...

Mike Tyson To Floyd Mayweather: 'Greatness Is Being Accepted By The People'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.01.2015 | Sports

Mike Tyson didn't pull any punches in bringing Floyd Mayweather down to size.

Muhammad Ali Calls For Iran To Release Jailed WaPo Reporter

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.12.2015 | Sports

He's still got it.

Surprising Behind the Scenes Oscar Moments

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

On February 22nd, several hundred million viewers from all over the globe will be watching the 87th Academy Awards and wondering if Julianne, Reese, R...

Ranking the 20 Greatest American Athletes 50+

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty
Richard Pérez-Feria

Debating who's the greatest at any sport is a tradition as old as time itself. Willie Mays or Mickey Mantle? Michael Jordan or LeBron James? Chris Evert or Martina Navratilova? Muhammad Ali or Joe Frazier? Well, we're here to clear up some of the confusion.

How A Friendship With Muhammad Ali Resulted In Some Of The World's Best Sports Photography

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

On September 9, 1966, Life magazine featured a story on Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., the rising boxing star who'd recently changed his name to a monik...

Muhammad Ali, Paralympian Amy Purdy Make Toyota's Super Bowl Ad One To Remember

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.26.2015 | Sports

Muhammad Ali and Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy provide a double shot of inspiration in one of Toyota's Super Bowl ads. In the spot, Purdy, who w...

Why the Story of Muhammad Ali's Rebellion Matters Today: Part 5

Dave Kreissman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Dave Kreissman

If you've been following my historical view of Muhammad Ali, you've learned about his rise to prominence, his religious and political awakening and his repudiation by the boxing establishment and mainstream American culture.

Muhammad Ali Released From Hospital

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 01.07.2015 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali is home after being hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection. The three-time world heavyweight champi...

Spokesman: Hospitalized Ali's Condition 'Vastly Improved'

AP | Posted 02.21.2015 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion's condition has "vastly improved" since he was...

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized

AP | By BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 02.19.2015 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short h...

The Best Films of 2014

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.16.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

It's not like Michael Keaton's career was kaput, but it seems like he raised himself from the dead with this invigorating performance. Mexican director/writer Alejandro González Iñárritu gave Keaton a plum role.

Obama Applauds LeBron James For Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirt

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 12.17.2014 | Politics

Although Lebron James is known as an NBA star, he's been making a name for himself as an athlete who's concerned with social consciousness, and he's a...

The Intersection of Race, Sports and Money: 'I Can't Breathe'

Everett Glenn | Posted 02.10.2015 | Black Voices
Everett Glenn

Black athletes know what needs to be done. All that is missing is the will to do it. Now is the time to dispel the stereotypes about black athletes.