Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali's Focus on Racial Justice

Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

At a press conference, Muhammad Ali announced his strong consideration for an early retirement, describing how he was tired of boxing and wanted to focus on fighting for racial justice. In America at the time, progress appeared imminent with the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The road to racial justice, however, was far from over.

Aired: 09/20/21

Rating: NR

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Corporate funding for MUHAMMAD ALI was provided by Bank of America. Major funding was provided by David M. Rubenstein. Major funding was also provided by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, …

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