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    Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, staged in Zaire on October 30, 1974, was more than just a sporting event. It was a cultural phenomenon that brought together African and African American culture for the whole world to see. This complex and multi-faceted event was captured by many photographers and film makers, including Sonia Katchian. One of Katchian’s photographs in particular serves as a microcosm of the fight, capturing the violence, beauty, and meaning of the moment. Katchian’s image is arresting. It shows two statuesque figures locked in combat, like gods from an ancient myth. But this stunning study in black and white depicts actual men. To fully appreciate Katchian’s photo and…

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    He had a rematch with Joe Frazier and won when Frazier’s coach threw in the towel. Though since father time began to catch up with him he began to lose many fights and decided to retire. In his retirement, Ali devoted much of his time to philanthropy. He announced that he had Parkinson's disease in 1984, a degenerative neurological condition, and was involved in raising funds for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Then in 2005 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom…

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    The movie Ali with Will Smith I believe portrayed the boxer as a person with perseverance and calculating. The fight scene with George Foreman spoke volumes about Ali’s character. In this particular scene it was clear that Ali had lost to George before and this fight was about Ali reclaiming his title as the heavy weight champion of the world. Viewers were able to see Ali’s perseverance throughout the whole movie especially when his team lacked confidence in him. He was not going to give up.…

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    After a year,The Supreme Court overturned Muhammad Ali’s convention. In October 26, 1970 Muhammad Ali returned to the ring once again. On March 8, 1971 Muhammad Ali could have gotten his heavy weight title back at this fight against Joe Frazier. This fight was called The Fight Of The Century. However Muhammad Ali was down with a hard hit. He lost to Joe Frazier. This fight was his first defeat. After his defeat, He won ten bouts, which is a match or fight in boxing. Sadly after his ten…

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    Department of Justice pursued this as a legal case and I spent 5 years in prison for refusal in my decision to go to fight in the Vietnam War. I was striped of all my titles and all my awards, and had committed a felony and was immediately stripped of my boxing license. After 5 years of prison, the Supreme Court decided I was fit to return back to the ring. After my return, I fought in which is now called “the fight of the century” against Joe Frazier. Frazier and I went toe to toe for 14…

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    Martin Luther King Ali Case Analysis

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    service, Americans vilified Ali, calling him a coward for refusing to fight for his country, yet still fighting for money in the ring. To Ali, his pugilism career did not conflict with his religion, more so it was his belief that his skill, fame and fortune serves as a powerful platform to advance the condition and well-being of poor black Americans. 3 Ali fought for the prestige, not for himself, but to uplift the condition of fellow black Americans, living in slums or projects, on welfare,…

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    Essay On Muhammad Ali

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    judge and they found him guilty so they took it to a trial and the jury found him guilty as well and finally he went in front of the Supreme Court and they found him not guilty. In the mean time of all of that drama they took away his boxing license and he was not aloud to fight in any state of America or in any country for that matter.That also means that they took away the title of Heavyweight Champion away from him. After he got through all the courts he wanted to immediately start back up…

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    leader Elijah Muhammad declaring his allegiance to him.Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1984 at the age of 42. Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson 3 years after retiring from the boxing ring but Ali began showing early signs of the symptoms of the after he retired in 1981 by that time Ali had developed tremors in one hand, his speech was slurred, and his body movement had become slow due to muscle stiffness, the drugs that the doctors prescribed alleviated the worst of his…

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    did not stop Ali he came back just as strong if not stronger than before he was banned. Muhammad Ali returned to the ring in 1970. Just as he started the first time, he won. Ali knocked out his first opponent after being banned. He defeated Jerry Quarry in October in Atlanta. When Ali lost it wasn't just to some nobody he lost to quality opponents. One year later after his first win from returning Ali participated in what has been called "Fight of the Century." Ali took on another great fighter…

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    Muhammad Ali Rumble

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    The 1974, “Rumble in the Jungle” World Heavyweight Championship, which took place in Kinshasa, Zaire, is arguably one of the most famous fights in boxing history. It saw Muhammad Ali, coming back from a three and a half year suspension for refusal to comply with the U.S. Vietnam draft, regain his Heavyweight World Champion title by knocking out the younger, stronger George Foreman. This was achieved through a combination of pioneering tactics and perfect technical skills. However, the fight was…

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