Women in Sports and Media

Sports are a very important part of the American society. Within sports heroes are made, goals are set and dreams are lived. The media makes all these things possible by creating publicity for the rising stars of today. Within society today, the media has downplayed the role of the woman within

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"The Greatest of All Time" Muhammad Ali

Self-proclaimed "The Greatest of All Time," Ali proved himself worthy of the title with two decades of ring dominance. Some of Ali's greatest and moments came in the life he led outside the ring. Ali was not only the greatest boxer in history therefore most significant. He was a role model for

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The Great Cassius Clay

Cassius Clay better known as Muhammad Ali is by far the greatest boxer of all time. "King of the World" by David Reminick is a very detailed biography of Muhammad and good documentation how boxing used to be. The book takes you on a journey behind the scenes of Alli's rise to the top and b

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The Great Boxer Muhammed Ali

In some people's eyes Muhammed Ali is the greatest boxer ever. He has always been classified as great! He was even classified as the greatest athlete in the 20th century by Sports Illustrated. He was the first to win the heavyweight title three times! He was a worldwide enterta

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One of the Best Boxers, Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is one of the best, if not the best, boxers of all time. He was an influential leader not only inside the ring, but throughout the world. His overwhelming confidence captured millions, bringing the sport of boxing the publicity it has always deserved. Though man

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The Life of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay was born in Louisville, Kylon January 17 1942. Ali had problems in school at an early stage and felt he had to do something different. His future career was fulfilled at 12. When Joe Martin police officer and boxing coach, tried to get Ali started with boxing.

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Biography of Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.

Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. is better known as Muhammad Ali. He was born on January 17,1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. His father's name was Cassius Clay, Sr. His mother's name was Odessa Grady Clay. Cassius's father made his living as a painter.

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The Sweet Science of Boxing

"Should planes stop flying because people die in a crash? Should they stop all cars because people die in them every twenty-four hours? Because a boxer gets hurt, should they stop boxing? ... That would be crazy," Muhammad Ali rhetorically asks. Apparently, Joan Beck-an anti boxing activist, and ex-c

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"The Man who makes History"

The believe that it is the man who determines history is totally true. The man is the cause of almost anything is great regard in history. The actions of man has been to go against what is perceived as impossible. To defy the odds and go against the grain. J

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Muhammad Ali: One of Best Boxers in World History

Cassius Clay better known Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali is one of the best boxers that has ever boxed pro in world history, and as one of the best known quotes of all time " I dance like a butterfly and sting like a bee." This is the quote Muhammad Ali lived by i

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The Impact of Muhammad Ali's Refusal to Fight in the Vietnam War

Muhammad Ali's public opposition of the Vietnam War inspired social change in America by promoting a new image of a black American as defiant, confident, and demanding of equality. In a time when black Americans were expected to keep quiet in society, Ali took advantage of his fame to act as a voic

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The Life of 'Muhammad Ali'

Though Ali won the gold medal that the Rome Olympics in 1960, at the time experts weren't impressed by his boxing skills. His head, eyes wide, seemed to float above the action. Rather than the traditional slipping a punch it was Ali's habit to sway back, bending at the waist. His tactics appalle

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The Early Life of Muhammad Ali

He was the first person to win the heavyweight title three times. He has been known to be the greatest champion of all time and the greatest athlete of the 20th century. He was a worldwide entertainer, and millions of people enjoyed watching him. In some people's eyes Muhammad Ali

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The name Muhammad Ali

The name Muhammad Ali needs no introduction in the sports industry. This man is a living legend. Ali has accomplished my achievements during an era when African-Americas weren't allowed any opportunities. The career of Cassius Clay began at the age of twelve. After his brand new bike had been

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The Draft of Dodger

In 1967, a man considered "the greatest" in boxing was inducted into the military. The Vietnam War had begun and the Selective Service Act was now recruiting soldiers for battle. However, Muhammad Ali refused to serve, saying his religious beliefs forbade him to fight. To some it may seem that Ali

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The Boxing Career of Legendary Muhammad Ali

"I am the greatest!!! I'm young; I'm handsome; I'm fast. I can't possibly be beat. They all must fall in the round I call. I should be a postage stamp. That's the only way I'll ever get licked. The heavyweight champion of the world should be pretty like me. It ain't bragging if you can b

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The Life Story of Muhammad Ali

Who is Cassius Clay; if you asked the majority of the people in the United States who this was many people couldn't tell you. If you then asked the same people who Muhammad Ali (the name Cassius took after converting to Islam) is all of a sudden they all start sounding like boxing scholars. They sta

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Muhammad Ali: Float Like a Butterfly and Sting Like a Bee

To many people Boxing is a violent activity that we should not take part in. Not to a man named Muhammad Ali, to him boxing was the most important thing in the world. When he crawled into the ring with Sonny Liston, he was the underdog. Though when he left, he was a champion.

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The Cost in Flying

When planning a trip, many individuals choose to rent cars and drive to their destinations instead of flying. Even though both of these options are good means of traveling, they have different advantages and disadvantages in areas such as safety, cost and time.

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The Greatest Muhammad Ali

African-Americans have been regarded as the lower caste in society by their white counterparts since they were brought to America via slave ships. African-Americans have been also been ostracized and socially persecuted by their white counterparts in the past (Jim Crow Laws) and even today. How

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The Music of the 70's

Tonight I will be speaking about one of the most controversial eras of our time. The 70's. When terms like "Pardy Hardy!" Goin' Cruizin' "Right On!" "ROCK ON!!" and "Shake your Booty" were getting used in everyday conversation. Guys wore their hair long and in afros. Pet rocks were a kid's be

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The One fat Summer

Robert Lipsyte grew up in New York City and attended Columbia University. He worked as a sports reporter for the New York Times from 1959 to1967 and as a sports columnist from 1967 to 1971. In 1964 he began covering professional boxing, most particularly

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The Life of Malcolm X

Review of the Autobiography of Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told by Alex Haley is about a man who changed the history of America. Malcolm (Little) X preached what he believed about racism, discrimination, and segregation. He went through many changes in his fight for equality.

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The 1970 Sports

The 1970's, like any other past years, included a decade of memorable sports highlights and record-breaking feats. Some of these feats were thought to be unbreakable, but in later years, those theories were proven dead wrong. One of the first major sports accomplishments in the 70's was Mark Spi

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Malcolm X a role model and a Leader

Malcolm X has been a very interesting role model and leader for many people throughout history. I would like to take a look into a couple of the reasons as to why this is so, but I would also like to touch on his evolution as a person. I feel that Malcolm made huge changes in his life; A couple of t

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