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Looking Black On Today In 1967, Muhammad Ali Is Stripped Of His Title For Refusing To Enter Armed Forces

By Blackthen

On April 28, 1967, boxing champion Muhammad Ali refuses to be inducted into the U.S. Army and is immediately stripped of his heavyweight title. Ali, a Muslim, cited religious reasons for his decision to forgo military service.

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., in Louisville, Kentucky, on January 14, 1942, the future …read more

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