EBONY Magazine August 2016 Muhammad Ali

August Cover: Muhammad Ali - My Black Superman

by Marc Lamont Hill

Muhammad Ali was my first idol. Although he retired from boxing in 1981 when I was only 3 years old, he was still the biggest celebrity in my world… Read More

Marcus Books Oakland

Preserving the Soul of Black San Francisco

by Lynn Brown

Marcus Books, one of the country’s first bookstores dedicated to the work of… Read More

Muhammad Ali Funeral

Saying Goodbye to 'The Greatest'

Thousands upon thousands of people came to Louisville, Ky., to hear stories, pray, remember and love the man who "shook up the world," and… Read More

Malcolm X Muhammad Ali

No, Muhammad Ali Did NOT Transcend Race, He Was Unapologetically BLACK

by Michael Harriot

I hate thieves. My grandmother was a stern woman who leaned on Bible verses and old school aphorisms. Instead of dispensing wisdom in warm… Read More

'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali Dies at 74

'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali Dies at 74

by Christopher Harris

Muhammad Ali, the former world heavyweight boxing champion who coined the slogan “Your hands can’t hit what your eyes can’t see… Read More

'Roots' Remake Strong for Kids, But Tells Brutal Truths

'Roots' Remake Strong for Kids, But Tells Brutal Truths

by Deborah Douglas

The Memorial Day airing of the History Channel's reimagined slavery epic Roots ain’t your mama’s Roots… Read More

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5 Malcolm X Quotes That Are More Relevant Than Ever

by Britni Danielle

Like a lot ‘80s babies, my first real introduction to el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, known to the world as Malcolm X, came from Spike Lee’s… Read More

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