Issue 17

Article titled Thrilla in Manila (2008)

Thrilla in Manila (2008)

Following the success of the “Rumble in the Jungle” match held in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974, on October 1, 1975, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier would meet for the third and final time.  Their intense rivalry is played out in Araneta Coliseum i... Continue Reading
Article titled When We Were Kings (1996)

When We Were Kings (1996)

While many are familiar with the animosity between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman that played out before the world as the “Rumble in the Jungle”, When We Were Kings presents the complicated and inspiring conditions that brought the internation... Continue Reading
Article titled Muhammad Ali Center

Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center is a multicultural center created in honor of Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century.  The center is located at 144 N. 6th Street in Louisville, Kentucky, the home city of the boxing legend, soci... Continue Reading
Article titled Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

Housed on the ground and first floors of Founders Library at Howard University, the Moorland–Spingarn Research Center (MSRC) in Washington D.C. is one of the world’s largest and most expansive repositories for the documentation of the culture a... Continue Reading
Article titled Dorothy Porter Wesley

Dorothy Porter Wesley

On May 25, 1905, in Warrenton Virginia, Hayes Joseph and Bertha (née Ball) Burnett welcomed their first child, a daughter, who they named Dorothy Louise.  The family would soon move to a predominately White-populated neighborhood in Montclair... Continue Reading
Article titled James A. Porter

James A. Porter

On December 22, 1905, in Baltimore, Maryland, James Amos Porter was born to John and Lydia Porter.  His parents were professionals who held significant status in their community.  His father, a minister, was prominent in the African Metho... Continue Reading