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Muhammad Ali is dead, long live his America!

Babak Rahimi | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Babak Rahimi

Growing up as a boy in Iran, I remember opening up a popular magazine to a page with a photo of Muhammad Ali's iconic boxing glove. At the bottom of t...

Float Like A Butterfly Muhammad Ali

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 06.08.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

Muhammad Ali was known for his boxing successes, but he also motivated many of us with his ideas about life and how to live it. He believed in pe...

Ali and Me

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.08.2016 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I can't remember what we talked about and why we enjoyed the moment so much. He was very easy to talk with and we spent much less time talking about his fights than we did what went on in our lives -- how he had become a champion and how I had become CEO of CNN.

Muhammad Ali And Parkinson's Disease: Was Boxing To Blame?

STAT | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living

"We're far from solving the riddle" of Parkinson's precise causes, he added. "But what everyone agrees on is that it ain't good to box and have multiple concussions."

Michael B. Jordan Recreates Iconic Muhammad Ali Boxing Photo

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.08.2016 | Black Voices

It appears Michael B. Jordan has utilized some of the boxing techniques he learned from his role in “Creed” to pay homage to Muhammad Ali. Jordan ...

Why Trump Might Have Been Asked to Eulogize Ali

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The choice of former President Bill Clinton to give one of the eulogies of Muhammad Ali at his funeral Friday has rankled more than a few. However, just suppose it wasn't Clinton, but Trump who had been asked to give one of the eulogies?

New York City Mayor Names Street In Honor Of Muhammad Ali

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.08.2016 | Black Voices

Muhammad Ali’s incomparable legacy will be temporarily immortalized beside New York City’s most famous arena. On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill...

Muhammad Ali's Playful Sense Of Humor Shines In 2001 'Oprah' Clip

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 06.08.2016 | OWN

The late Muhammad Ali retired from boxing in 1981 having broken several records, but by 2001, there was a different title he could proudly claim, acco...

Ali Is Dead, Fear Is Alive and Free Speech Is Being Dealt a Knock-Out Punch

John W. Whitehead | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

One could say that we have allowed our fears -- fear for our safety, fear of each other, fear of being labeled racist or hateful or prejudiced, etc. -- to trump our freedom of speech and muzzle us far more effectively than any government edict could.

With Muhammad Ali It Was Always Yes, Never No

Mitchell Fink | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports
Mitchell Fink

A little more than a year after Muhammad Ali lit the Olympics flame in Atlanta, creating perhaps the most emotionally satisfying moment in Olympics history, I was asked to join a small group accompanying Ali on a humanitarian mission.

Donald Trump Is Their Muhammad Ali

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Much has been written about why Donald Trump has been able to move so many people to support him, including people turned off by more conventional politicians. Why? What I realized this weekend is that for some people Trump is their Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali: The Revolutionary Sports God

Karen Nissim | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports
Karen Nissim

While I am disappointed that there are few athletes today who choose to follow in his footsteps of political defiance; if his prowess of his sport can continue to change the world posthumously, then damn I guess the power of sports can be really very beautiful.

Muhammad Ali: The First and Greatest Global Sports Hero

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 06.07.2016 | Sports
James Marshall Crotty

It didn't matter if you liked sports, let alone boxing, you knew who Ali was and what he represented: not just a smart, talented, and infectiously entertaining man, but also a civil rights pioneer who, like Martin Luther King before him, boldly called out injustice when he saw it.

Muhammad Ali's Death May Raise Awareness About Sepsis

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Muhammad Ali was a powerful advocate for people with Parkinson’s disease after his diagnosis at the age of 42. But his recent death due to sepsis ...

The Greatest

Diana Nyad | Posted 06.06.2016 | Sports
Diana Nyad

Like Gandhi, like Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Ali was a citizen of the world, a lion-hearted champion to millions.

What It's Like To Ask Muhammad Ali For Permission To Marry His Daughter

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.06.2016 | Weddings

Asking Muhammad Ali for his daughter's hand in marriage would be an intimidating experience for just about anyone. Mike “Pickle” Joyce -- the husb...

Muhammad Ali - Before They Were Dead

Outspeak | Posted 06.06.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

He was The Greatest. And he never let anyone forget it. Muhammad Ali died a champion. Not just a sports champ, but a people's champ. He overcame diversity, racial segregation, and courageously stood up for what he believed in on countless occasions.

Muhammad Ali Helped Undermine The FBI's Illegal Spying On Americans

The Intercept | Kelly Chen | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics

SINCE HIS DEATH a few days ago, countless tributes to Muhammad Ali have brought to life the memories of his extraordinary accomplishments inside and o...

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Was Against Parkinson's Disease

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Throughout his remarkable life, boxing legend Muhammad Ali strongly defended black dignity, the anti-war movement and his own athletic prowess with hi...

Muhammad Ali Suffered For Our Sins

Tom Allon | Posted 06.06.2016 | Sports
Tom Allon

Ali with The Beatles in 1964 If Cassius Clay had excelled as a baseball player instead of as a pro boxer he'd probably have charmed us with h...

Living Every Day

Michael Benson | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Benson

"Live every day as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right." -- Muhammad Ali Just over three years ago, a large man with a broa...

Young Black Boys Channel Their Inner Ali In Awesome Tribute Video

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.06.2016 | Black Voices

Muhammad Ali was a man who meant so much to so many people. Ali, who died Friday, leaves behind a legacy that will forever influence those who admire...

4 Ways Muhammad Ali Was 'The Greatest' Outside Of The Ring

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.06.2016 | Black Voices

What made Muhammad Ali "the greatest of all time" wasn't just his fancy footwork in the ring and witty one-liners, but how he put his steadfast belief...

Bob Dylan Explains Why Muhammad Ali 'Truly Was The Greatest'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment

In 1964, shortly after Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, defeated Sonny Liston to become World Heavyweight Champion, rocker Bob Dylan penned "...

American Muslims Honor Muhammad Ali As A Champion Of Their Faith

Reuters | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion

The death of boxing great Muhammad Ali cost American Muslims perhaps their greatest hero, a goodwill ambassador for Islam in a country where their min...