This 1960s video from the USA says about itself:
“My conscious won’t let me go shoot my brother, or some darker people, or some poor hungry people in the mud for big powerful America. And shoot them for what? They never called me nigger, they never lynched me, they didn’t put no dogs on me, they didn’t rob me of my nationality, rape and kill my mother and father… Shoot them for what? …How can I shoot them poor people, Just take me to jail.”
Muhammad Ali’s passing at the age of 74 on Friday night shook the sports world. Athletes from all corners of the world weighed in on the icon’s impact, talking about how Ali affected their careers and the world at large: here.
The death of former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who, in his day, was a symbol of protest and resistance, has prompted the inevitable and instinctive effort by the establishment to appropriate his legacy for their own cynical uses: here.