A musical that celebrates the storied legacy of legendary athlete and activist Muhammad Ali is coming to Broadway. The post Musical About The Life And Legacy Of Sports Icon Muhammad Ali Coming To Broadway appeared first on NewsOne.
Drawings done by The People's Champion himself were recently introduced at auction in NYC, where they sold amongst some of his other collectibles for close to $1 million.
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NEW YORK (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday unveiled a lineup bearing little in common with its normal barrage of awards contenders and premier fall films, but features the directorial debut of Regina King and the latest documentaries from Frederick Wiseman and Werner Herzog. Toronto, which is set to run Sept. 10-19, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander are teaming up on a book for young people about Muhammad Ali. “Becoming Muhammad Ali” is being called a “biographical novel” by the rival imprints JIMMY Paterson Books and HMH Books for Young Readers, which will jointly publish the book and announced it Monday. “Becoming […]
In 1990, boxing icon Muhammad Ali was not the formidable fighter he once was but he was still a powerful figure. Using his legendary status and his own goodwill, Ali helped secure the release of 15 U.S. hostages taken by late Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER: The August 1990 invasion of […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z will receive the President’s Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday. The NAACP announced Thursday it selected the 49-year-old rapper and entrepreneur for “shedding light on the issues that plague the black community including systematic racism and unjust treatment under the law.” Previous recipients have included Jesse Jackson, […]
Muhammad Ali remains one of the greatest sports figures of all time who made an impact beyond boxing that still resonates today. Ali was born on this day in 1942. Ali was born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Ky. He started boxing at 12 boxing after his bicycle was stolen and a police officer offered him […]
George Foreman has weighed in on the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury on Saturday, saying BOTH men woulda kicked the ass of a young George Foreman. When TMZ caught up with the two-time heavyweight champ, he noted that Wilder and Fury would have been too much for him to handle in his prime. “I don’t think I could’ve been able to get […]
LOS ANGELES — Today, Muhammad Ali Enterprises announced that the world’s all-time greatest heavyweight boxer, timeless cultural icon and international legend will take up residence in Los Angeles starting Nov. 2 with an official, limited engagement exhibition titled, Muhammad Ali: The Greatest of All Time. The exhibit will open its doors at the newly renovated Beverly Center, running from […]
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