As the world stops to say goodbye Friday, and three-time heavyweight champion of the world, Muhammad Ali, who died June 3 at age 74, is laid to rest in his hometown of Louisville, Ky.
Hearts were heavy in many of the citizens of Louisville when it was announced that their hometown hero, boxing great Muhammad Ali, had died at the age of 74 in a Phoenix, Arizona hospital Friday, June 3, from complications relating to Parkinson’s disease, bringing to a close his most challenging fight.
I have been blessed to watch and gain awareness from the light of Muhammad Ali from the time it was a blinding flash, a sunny beam of hope, to the long stretch during which time it flickered and shook, and then, last week, when it was extinguished.
The Chronicle’s Letters to the Editor June 9th 2016.
As a child, I was introduced to boxing by my father, Timothy J. Ramsey Sr. During my early years of watching the sport, I thought Mike Tyson was the best boxer that ever lived.
Although Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., passed away on Friday, June 3 in Scottsdale, Arizona, his legacy lives on.
Inside and Outside of the Ring, The Champ Made a Difference By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer, NNPA Member)
(pictured above: Chancellor Donald Reaves accepts a check from Hullda Hopewell.) There were hugs, kisses and gasps of excitement last Thursday
When James Ewers convinced his father to get him tennis balls and a racket so he could practice at the