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This Is How Muhammad Ali Wanted To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices

Muhammad Ali was a man made of love, kindness and faith. In a 1974 interview with journalist David Frost, Ali said these were three of several qualiti...

The Greatest -- Muhammad Ali -- Dies at 74

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices
Peter Dreier

Ali, who died Friday at 74, is regarded as one of the greatest boxers in history, even though his career was interrupted for more than three years. At his peak, powerful figures in government, media, and sports inflicted great hardship on the boxer-turned-activist for following his religious and political convictions.

Ali, 1981

Trey Ellis | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices
Trey Ellis

For I don't know how long, Muhammad Ali had been no more than an inch behind me and only me, rubbing his fingers by my ear making an insect sound. Then he put up his dukes.

Celebrities Remember Muhammad Ali With Heartfelt Tributes

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 06.04.2016 | Entertainment

Celebrities remembered sporting legend Muhammad Ali as "the greatest of all time," as they rushed to pay tribute on social media over Friday night. Th...

Obama Remembers Muhammad Ali: He 'Shook The World'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 06.04.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama mourned the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali in a Saturday statement, remembering "The Greatest" for his talent and his spir...

Prince Barely Kept His Cool The First Time He Met Muhammad Ali

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices

You know you're the greatest when millions admire you, including music icon Prince. Muhammad Ali's death on Friday came just over a month after the l...

12 Times Muhammad Ali Showed Us The Incredible Power Of His Faith

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.04.2016 | Religion

Muhammad Ali gave a powerful account of his lifelong search for God The Soul of a Butterfly, an autobiography the boxing legend wrote with his daughte...

Muhammad Ali Risked It All When He Opposed The Vietnam War

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.04.2016 | Sports

Muhammad Ali's most famous act of social activism -- one that would strip him of his best fighting years, cost him millions of dollars, forever alter ...

Muhammad Ali, Boxing Legend And Anti-War Icon, Dies At 74

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2016 | Sports

Muhammad Ali, who was renowned as much for his wit and principles as his fighting prowess, died Friday night at age 74, a family spokesman said. The b...

Report: Muhammad Ali In 'Grave' Condition

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.03.2016 | Sports

By Ian Simpson (Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was close to death in a Phoenix-area hospital on Friday, a source close to t...

Report: Concerns Muhammad Ali's Condition Could Be More Severe

AP | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.03.2016 | Sports

Muhammad Ali is hospitalized in the Phoenix area with what two people familiar with his condition say may be more serious problems than his previous h...

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Respiratory Issue

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 06.03.2016 | Sports

Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized due to a respiratory issue, according to a family spokesman. The 74-year-old boxing icon is said to be in “fair...

Trump Wins If He's Allowed to Speak Without Accountability

Murray Forseter | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Murray Forseter

There's an old adage attributed to many pundits that aptly applies to Donald Trump's campaign to become our next president: "I don't care what you say about me, as long as you say something about me, and as long as you spell my name right."

A 'Heavy' Side of Bob Dylan at 75

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.16.2016 | Entertainment
Robert David Jaffee

He has been called the voice of a generation, but it may be more accurate to dub Bob Dylan, who turns 75 on May 24, as a voice, if not the voice, of the generations.

How This Big Champ Taught A Little Boy To Hope

John W. Fountain | Posted 04.06.2016 | Black Voices
John W. Fountain

John Fountain poses with Muhammad Ali, a childhood hero, during a chance encounter. By John W. Fountain In a treasured photograph, I stand smiling...

A Street Artist Celebrates Black History One Portrait At A Time

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.30.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Funded from his own pocket, 34-year-old Mel Waters devised the project for himself and executed it on city walls (and one delivery truck) to pay tribute to famous African Americans during Black History Month.

Keep It Zippered

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The conduct of the Republican primaries makes Lord of the Flies look like a well-ordered society.

The Unexpected Way Muhammad Ali's Daughter Finally Understood His True Strength

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.09.2016 | OWN

Forget the pleasantries. When it was time to fight, boxing's Laila Ali was all business -- and her hardened approach inside the ring didn't earn her m...

How Muhammad Ali Reacted When He Found Out His Daughter Was Into Boxing

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.03.2016 | OWN

She might be the daughter of a boxing legend, but Laila Ali says her famous father had nothing to do with her decision to become a fighter. Speaking w...

Rubio Thumps Trump in Rumble in GOP Jungle

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

It was the political equivalent of boxer Muhammad Ali dramatically upsetting George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle.

Hometown Hero Steps Out From Muhammad Ali's Shadow

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.24.2016 | Sports

Even on that night long ago, when he gave Muhammad Ali the worst beating of his career, Larry Holmes always stood in the shadow of the man they called...

Muhammad Ali and the Universality of Mentoring

Eli Wolff | Posted 01.19.2016 | Impact
Eli Wolff

What makes mentoring work? What is the universality of mentoring? We can learn a lot from Muhammad Ali and his six core principles and how they shape our thinking about mentoring and mentoring relationships.

America Now Thinks Serena Williams Is The Greatest Tennis Player Ever

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.07.2016 | Sports

Americans now consider Serena Williams the greatest tennis player ever and the fourth greatest athlete of all time, beating out Peyton Manning, Joe Mo...

In Defense of LeBron James: Athletes and Social Issues

Dwayne Wong (Omowale) | Posted 01.04.2016 | Sports
Dwayne Wong (Omowale)

I actually admire James' decision to stay quiet on a situation that he has little knowledge on, rather than giving an uninformed opinion. In my opinion, James demonstrated exactly why we should not expect athletes to be voices when it comes to serious social issues.

Why Muslims Must Support #BlackLivesMatter

Hamzah Raza | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion
Hamzah Raza

Social justice and standing up to systematic oppression is a rich part of American Muslim history. If American Muslims are to reject #BlackLivesMatter, we are effectively rejecting the legacy of people like Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, pillars of the history of Islam in America.