Arts + Culture

Remembering Muhammad Ali as a Beacon for a Life of Service

During the late Muhammad Ali's prime he was hated by many, but was loved by the oppressed and an influence for this Okayafrica contributor.

As a fatherless black boy from Tennessee, no man had a greater influence on my life and its purpose than Muhammad Ali. After God and my mothers, the beautiful and boisterous humanitarian that used boxing as his platform was my most faithful guide to self love, the love of my community and the African Diaspora.

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