The Ali Gedenkschrift/Festschrift (June 13, 2016)
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“Muhammad Ali: Never the White Man’s Negro” Joyce Carol Oates
“Muhammad Ali: The Champion Who Never Sold Out” William C. Rhoden
“What Happened To The Muhammad Ali I Idolized, Blackistone Asks” Kevin Blackistone
“Muhammad Ali: Worshiped. Misunderstood. Exploited.” Ishmael Reed
“In the Ring He Was Ali, but in the Newspapers He Was Still Clay” Victor Mather
“Muhammad Ali Was Her First, and Greatest, Love” Karen Crouse
“Muhammad Ali, the Political Poet” Henry Louis Gates Jr.
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