Muhammad Ali Early Life Report

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Soul Of a Butterfly By:Muhammad Ali Report By:Samuel Burrell 2/10/09 Early Life Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay Jr January 17,1942 to Cassius Clay Sr and Odessa Clay.As a child he grew up in Louisville Kentucky with his mother father and his younger brother Rudy.Ali's Family was a religous one his mother would wake him and his brother up every Sunday for church and say "Wake up children were going to go see the lord". Then she would make them a big breakfast and afterwards he and Rudy would sit on the porch and shoot marbles until it was time to leave.Muhammad was always a deep thinker as boy he would think to himself about things other boys at his age would not.He wondered if heavan is segragated like Lousiville,…show more content…
Public Life Muhammad Ali was considerd a very eragant man by some because he was loud and would brag about his skill but time after time he proved he could back it up.Muhammad ali won his first Golden Gloves award in 1960 and soon after won a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics in Rome.After winning the gold medal in the olympics Muhammad went to the White House to visit the President whiile he was there he told President Ford he liked the place so much he might go after his job.Later he started to learn more and more about the Muslim religion and joined the Nation of Islam.Soon after he became a Muslim and Elijah Muhammad changed his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali.Ali said "The day i found Islam i found power within myselfthat no man could destroy or take away".Muhammad met Malcolm X in Detroit in 1962 they became good freinds and that scared his white fans because at the time white people belived that th Nation of Islam was a cult some thought they were planning somthing horible but it wasnt like that they were teaching about unity as a race and that difinitley made whites scared.Before Ali's fight against Sonny Liston Muhhamed ws seen around Miami with Malcolm and people began to get scared so…show more content…
In my opinion... I think 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 many criticized his brash comments, he became a role model of children across the naton. He frequently gave speeches in schools neighborhoods throughout America,and he managed to succeed in a world that was run by whites. I thought this book... Is the perfect book for a fan of Muhammad Ali who wants to learn more about him or someone doing a report on him,because it tells about his life from his own point of veiw and you dont have to worry about wether any of the informations true or not because he wrote it himself,and you get to get a look at Ali now and the man he has become over the years and all the things he has learned over
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