Saturday Sep 13
Muhammad Ali's secret daughter begs to see boxing legend one...
She claims a 1988 paternity test proves she is his child and that Ali agreed to having his name on her birth certificate. Kiiursti, 33, also tells how the boxing star visited her and mum Barbara Mensah several times when she was little - and that she has become close to some of his other nine children.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The perception of Islam in a post 9/11 world: Jarvis DeBerry
"The face of terror is not the true faith of Islam. That's not what Islam is all about.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Sweet Science
"I Am Ali," New Doc, Out Oct. 10; Promises Unparalleled Access To Ali Archives
The legend of Muhammad Ali has been dissected, with the thoroughness of an obsessive compulsive house cleaner. What else could there be to learn, to see, about The Greatest that the movies and books and newspaper stories and person haven't already communicated? By the looks of it, "I AM ALI," just might do the trick on shedding some light on the most acclaimed athlete of any and all timesa and I say that with a degree of safety, as I know that the world as we know it will have to be in a different place for such a persona to emerge on both the sportsman stage, and on the grander stage, as a character to be admired, loathed and studied for ages.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
NFL star, boxer Charlie Powell dies in California
Charlie Powell, the San Diego sports all-star who was one of the first black NFL players and who later became a boxer and fought Cassius Clay, has died.
9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia
"Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky," said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Looking back to 1964
Following the comments in Our Past last week, and the reference to the school newspaper, we were asked why the paper was called "The Mike" and if it had something to do with the local radio station.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Dramatic 'River City' flows into Actor's Theatre of Charlotte
Actor's Theatre of Charlotte does the world premiere of Diana Grisanti's play about a Louisville, Ky., native who goes home to uncover racial secrets.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Ben Stein: Michael Brown Was 'Armed with His Incredibly Strong, Scary Self'
It's been almost three weeks since unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri and we are just now finding out what the teacher from Ferris Bueller's Day Off has to say about the whole thing.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Review, 'Fetch Clay, Make Man': Riveting view of black male images
Eddie Ray Jackson doesn't look like Muhammad Ali at first glance. What matters is that he inhabits the role so well that you'll follow him anywhere Will Power 's "Fetch Clay, Make Man" wants to take you.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Play about Muhammad Ali's Louisville roots set to open in January
"And in this corner... Cassius Clay" is a familiar opening line to old boxing fans and is the title of a new play about the childhood of "The Greatest", Muhammad Ali.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Eddie Ray Jackson as Muhammad Ali in "Fetch Clay, Make Man" at Marin Theatre Company
Eddie Ray Jackson portrays Muhammad Ali in Will Power's new play about the famed boxer and film actor Stepin Fetchit.