This article originally appeared at the NYTimes.com By YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA Photo: G.I.s carrying a wounded soldier in Tay Ninh, Vietnam. CreditBettmann/Getty WHEN Muhammad Ali said, “I ain’t got no quarrel with them Vietcong.
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.
This article originally appeared at the TampaBay.com By Times Staff He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled, even
This article originally appeared at the NYTimes.com By ROBERT LIPSYTE Muhammad Ali, the three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who helped define his turbulent times as the most charismatic and controversial sports figure
This article originally appeared at The Rag Blog. Dave Zirin : When Muhammad Ali Took the Weight Muhammad Ali, the former Cassius Clay, was convicted by a U.S. federal court in Houston on June 20, 1967. Above, he is shown when
This information originally appeared at aavw.org. “I Ain’t Got No Quarrel With The VietCong… No VietCong Ever Called Me N…..” — Muhammad Ali, 1966 On August 23, 1966, Muhammad Ali embarked
This article originally published at Alpha History. Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali was drafted in 1967 but refused to enlist, leading to his arrest, trial and conviction for draft evasion. Here he explains his