Rumble Young Man, Rumble
Issue 17 February 2006
Muhammad Ali is the most recognised figure in the world. He has inspired countless individuals to live lives of respect and dignity, never to be put down because of the colour of their skin or the faith of their heart. He is a living symbol of strength of character, charm of personality, and beauty of conduct, yet he never feared to speak truth to power and always lived by his convictions. In this special feature emel explores the various dimensions of this great man which starts with a personal message to emel readers. This piece on the historic Ali charts his life from Cassius Clay to the legend who stood up against the Establishment on issues of race, religion and the Vietnam war.