Conversations In Black Freedom Studies: Black Athletes And The Freedom Struggle

From Muhammad Ali to the Williams sisters, the symbolic politics of black athletes have galvanized the black revolt for social justice. Continue Reading →


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“To Joseph” By Muhammad Ali (Signed Photo)

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What a great photograph, the phone conversation is so intense Muhammad Ali, doesn’t look at the photographer, but looks right past the photographer. Continue Reading →


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“Little” Stevie Wonder And Cassius Clay At The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York 1963

Legendary 13 year old “Little” Stevie Wonder goofing around with Cassius Clay photographed at world famous Apollo Theatre, Harlem, New York, 1963. Continue Reading →


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Thursday Throwback: Act And “Think Different.” Do You? (Video)

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“Think different.” was an advertising slogan for Apple, Inc., in 1997 created by the Los Angeles office of advertising agency TBWA\Chiat\Day that resonated from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →


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Calling the Greatest is Selling Him Short

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By Marc Rasbury 

The News of Muhammad Ali’s passing hit the news air waves about midnight on Friday. We were prepared for it for because his family said he was taken to the hospital with severe respitory issues and it didn’t look good. Continue Reading →


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“Muhammad And Larry” At Albert Maysles’ In Harlem

85480393-759d-444e-924b-1683bc5aa548In October of 1980 Muhammad Ali was preparing to fight for an unprecedented fourth heavyweight title against his friend and former sparring partner Larry Holmes. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Fans Pay Homage To Muhammad Ali (video)

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Fans of the late heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad “The Pied Piper of Harlem,” Ali gather at the Apollo Theater in New York City to discuss his legacy and recite his famous sayings. Continue Reading →


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