Muhammad Ali’s Words Stung Like a Bee, Too

Published on: June 5, 2016

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This video originally appeared at  THE NEW YORK TIMES, JUNE 4, 2016

 

“Shoot them for what? They never called me ******. They never lynched me.”
Ali refused to be drafted into the armed forces during the Vietnam War. He was denied a boxing license and did not fight for three years.

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