Spinks also won the light heavyweight division at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, beating Sixto Soria of Cuba in an upset.
Beyonce surprised Colin Kaepernick on stage at the Sports Illustrated Awards by presenting him with the Muhammed Ali Legacy Award.
n spite of the fact that America has not been good or fair to black people, African Americans have always remained loyal to this nation. African Americans have fought to show their love for America and to hopefully "earn" their way to full citizenship.
There are many challenges and problems in the world today that can also be met with great innovation and solution through collaborative efforts for true social change.
In 1993, I was a page at NBC in New York. Most of the job was to give tours of the building and seat audiences at TV shows
There are several reasons why celebrities -- and lay folk -- change their names. Norma Jean Baker became Marilyn Monroe, now synonymous with bombshell beauty. I present 14 celebrities who changed their names, and seven reasons why they may have done so.
This is a boom time for Albert Maysles: his iconic Grey Gardens (1975) in a restored print is screening at Film Forum, and available from Criterion. A new documentary, Iris, about style legend Iris Apfel, a hit at the 2014 New York Film Festival will be released in late April.
Muhammad Ali has long been known as an American inspiration, and it turns out Prince looks to the boxing legend for an unlikely
The outcome of the 2012 presidential was not a fait accompli, as many are now arguing -- not by a long shot. This election could have gone either way. Anyone who thinks the Obama victory was inevitable or predetermined is in a worse state of denial than the hucksters at Fox News.
Once again extremists -- both the U.S.-based creators of the video, "Innocence of Muslims" and extremists in Cairo and Benghazi, and subsequently from the Arab world to Southeast Asia -- are the agents behind the latest flash point in a tragic death and destruction.