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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 from President George W. Bush. Though threw the years his health began to decline. He was hospitalized again in early June 2016 for what was reportedly a respiratory issue. The revered athlete passed away on the evening of June 3, 2016, at a Phoenix, Arizona facility. "Muhammad indicated that when the end came for him, he wanted us to use his life and his death as a teaching moment for young people, for his country and for the world," Lonnie said. "In effect, he wanted us to remind people who are suffering that he had seen the face of injustice. That he grew up during segregation, and that during his early life he was not free to be who he wanted to be. But he never became embittered enough to quit or to engage in violence. ("Muhammad Ali." Biography.com. A&E…

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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…

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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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    Muhammad Ali’s major achievements in his lifetime make him one of Americas most influential figures. Also known as Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali is known to be one of the best boxers in history. He Is known for many of his famous fights, such as the “Rumble in the Jungle” against George Foreman, the “Fight of the Century” against Joe Frazier, and many more. Ali contributed greatly to society by being an influential figure people looked up to and by introducing black power to white Americans. He…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Muhammad had the chance to regain the heavyweight belt in the “Fight of the Century,” but Joe Frazier beat him in the final round. This was Muhammad’s first lost as a professional boxer. He did not let the loss get to him and he won ten bouts in a row before losing to Ken Norton, but six months later he had a rematch against Ken Norton and defeated him. The victory against Norton got him a chance to fight against the champion, George Foreman. The fight was known as the “Rumble in the Jungle,”…

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