Tag: Muhammad Ali

Farrakhan Omitted From Ali Service

By Michael June 6, 2016 2

CASCADE PRESS (CP), ATLANTA, GEORGIA Louis Farrakhan, the Honorable leader of the Nation of Islam is noticeably absent from the list of dignitaries slated to eulogized Muhammad Ali on Friday. According to family members, Ali died of septic shock three days ago in Phoenix, Arizona.

Today, a family spokesman confirmed the list of dignitaries selected to speak at the public service includes former President Bill Clinton, Entertainer Billy Crystal, King Abdullah II of Jordan and Sports Journalist Bryant Gumbel. There is some speculation that President Barrack Obama will speak, but no public announcement has been made at this date. read more

Ali’s Final Punch

By Michael June 4, 2016 0

Louisville, Kentucky, Cascade Press, (CP) Muhammad Ali threw his final punch yesterday in Phoenix, Arizona. It was a silent punch, as swift and as silent as the punch that dropped Sonny Liston to the canvass in Lewiston,Maine 51 years ago last month. Ali’s final punch was like the sting of a bee, then he floated into eternity on June three. read more