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Check out my new ink for 2010...In honor of my Godfather Muhammad Ali..Be Great!!!!
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They either have problems that they want to overcome courageously or simply aspire to become the best in their fields; and there was not or is not or will not be a better model ever than The Greatest.
celebrities or people in despair idolise Ali to an extent that they read every word written about him or watch documentaries or films on his life. Do you know why?
the entire world was trying to hold back tears with everyone failing including Bill Clinton.
Over 90% of the world population who intend to look up to someone special, rate Ali as their number one choice. Almost all sports personalities, male or femal
apologise to Joe directly. Unfortunately, he was turned away consistently. Even after all this, Frazier wished that Ali should have been thrown into the fire that he had lit at the 1996 Olympics whilst at the same time
in the early 70's.
Right or wrong, he apologised to Joe for his behaviours toward him on many ocassions via various means (read his book 'Soul of a Butterfly') and at some point asked Joe's close associates for his private phone number so that he could
that Dr King failed to do. Remember, he was the first ever American or well-known American who explicitly claimed that war in Vietnam was wrong, based on downright falsehood, a fact that the greatest majority of Americans realised much later in the early
Ali voiced against such injustice directly and robustly on behalf of such community in the US and thousands of communities the world over. He did it in a manner that genuinely shook the White American stereotypes, something
your people? How could you expect a community to be loyal to your government while black people were being called niggers, lynched, raped, and systematically marginalised almost everyday?
Ali is called by some Americans a ‘draft-dodger’. How could one save America by killing innocent people in Vietnam or Iraq? Where is the premise of patriotism in a situation where you kill innocent people in another country while they pose no threat to yo
Companies like Sony, teams like Man U or Hull City read about or often, watch and analyse his strategies both inside and outside the ring to devise their own strategic initiatives, motivate their people, particularly when they are down and withdrawn.
disadvantaged individuals in every single country could aspire and fight to become someone special. The stars, the sportsmen, the executives and even the ordinary people try to imitate him even today across almost all dimensions of their lives.
without the fear of being profiled and discriminated against by the white majority; (iii) Tiger Woods could dream to become the greatest golfer ever; and (iv) millions of people, particularly,
He was the reason why: (i) Jordan had the confidence to fly; (ii) Magic Johnson convinced himself that he could be absolutely alright despite being a black man with HIV+, that is,
every black person to become determined to have a self and respectable identity and to believe that they could do anything equally well, if not better in relation to their white counterparts.
Everyone who knows about Ali even minutely, is aware that Ali never hurt even an insect let alone people outside the boxing world.
He is the reason why America had recognise that the Black people had to be taken seriously since he forced each and ever
The white establishment and its agents targeted Joe and made him feel offended at anything that Ali would say. Joe was an intelligent and deadly boxer yet his affective make up as a human being was greater than his rational mind.
The entire drama plotted on the draft issue and the subsequent banning of Ali's boxing license resulted due to factors mentioned above. However, as all its efforts failed and Ali made an extraordinary comeback,
extremist Christian movements; and (ii) the white establishment eventually, albeit implicitly conceded that their 'white hope' agenda wouldn't materialize as long as Ali was around.
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