Muhammad Ali

  Laila Ali is arguably one of Muhammad Ali‘s most famous daughters, but the boxing champ is quick to shoot down any notions of her being a Daddy’s girl. Just hours before the family will bury her 74-year-old father and a day after his Islamic prayer services, she talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show […]

The President and First Lady wrote a letter that will be given to Ali's family by White House Senior Advisor, Valerie Jarrett.

The book Blood Brothers describes the unique friendship between two of Black America’s icons, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Though Ali’s conversion to Islam was a defining moment for the former heavyweight boxing champion, it was his friendship with El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) that played a major role in forming the champ’s views and who he was. From Amazon […]

Will Smith, Lennox Lewis and six other friends/family of the late great Muhammed Ali will serve as pallbearers at his funeral this Friday, ESPN reports. Ali and Smith formed a genuine friendship during the filming of the iconic biopic Ali, for which Smith landed an Academy Award nomination. According to ESPN, Ali died from septic […]

CBS News Special Correspondent, James ‘JB’ Brown talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the legacy and life of Muhammad Ali. “Folks respected him, even if they disagreed with him. No disrespect to Babe Ruth and Michael Jordan but Ali was known for five decades around the globe, and this was before Twitter and […]

Legendary boxer Bernard Hopkins talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Muhammad Ali‘s legacy and how he single-handledly changed the game of sports. “We talk about poetry and rap, but he brought that to sports. Ali was his own promoter in a way. If it wasn’t for Ali I wouldn’t have the same controversy, […]

Famed boxer Roy Jones Jr. talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the memory of Muhammad Ali and how influential he was to his career. “I learned that mentally boxing is no about assaulting or bullying. When I realized that he took his mind an defeated Joe Frazier, I said I can do that. […]

Roland Martin talks to Spike Lee about the legacy of Muhammad Ali. “It wasn’t a surprise because you know with Parkinsons it’s eventually, but still, it’s a big lost. He was the most reviled American. He was kind and gentle but you forget all the hate he faced. We’ve got to really start appreciating our […]

Ambassador Andrew Young talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the legacy of Muhammad Ali and the relationship between The Champ and Martin Luther King Jr. and more. “Muhammad Ali was prob the first athlete that took America global. There is more money outside the US than inside the US. Muhammad Ali recognized that […]

6/06/16- The Tom Joyner Morning Show honors the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali with an incredible tribute. Listen above. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.