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Black Is...interview with Muhammad Ali

 Collection — Box: Single item DVDs, CDs and audiocassettes
Identifier: 2017_028-UA
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.

Dates

  • 1974

Creator

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This item is available for public viewing in the Archives and Special Collecitons research room.

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Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.

Extent

1 computer file (1 MP4 video file)

1 disc (1 DVD)

Biographical / Historical

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.

Creator

Source

Title
Black Is...Interview with Muhammad Ali
Status
completed
Date
2019
Language of description
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

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