Interview conducted by Ken Clay with Muhammad Ali on his show Black Is... which appeared on WAVE-TV in Louisville. They discuss Ali's refusal to serve in the Vietnam War, his conversion to Islam and following the teachings of Elijah Muhammad.
Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay in 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Heavyweight boxing champion of the world, conscientious objector to the Viet Nam War, humanitarian and philanthropist, Ali is arguably Louisville's best known "favorite son."
Ken Clay grew up in Louisville. Throughout his career, he has sought to promote the work of African Americans in the arts, in particular.