Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali's Focus on Racial Justice

At a press conference, Muhammad Ali announced his strong consideration for an early retirement, describing how he was tired of boxing and wanted to focus on fighting for racial justice. In America at the time, progress appeared imminent with the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The road to racial justice, however, was far from over.

Muhammad Ali's Focus on Racial Justice

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