Muhammad Ali

Athlete of the Century

Published March 10, 2015

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Muhammad Ali

Athlete of the Century

Published March 10, 2015

Born in January of 1942, Cassius Clay Jr. would go on to win the world heavyweight championship, join the Nation of Islam, change his name and captivate the world with his political stance on Vietnam, social justice and race. He is as famous for his decorated career as he is for his controversial and polarizing personality. Presented through the notepads and cameras of Associated Press journalists and photographers, this is Muhammad Ali, Athlete of the Century.

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