June 6, 2016

The legacy of Muhammad Ali

What did the boxing legend and social justice icon mean to the world?

To millions, he was boxing’s “greatest of all time”. To many others, he was so much more. From his poetic trash-talking and exceptional boxing skills to his racial justice and anti-war advocacy, Muhammad Ali’s influence in sports and culture is undeniable. Reactions to Friday's passing of the 74-year-old legend are pouring in from athletes, civil rights activists, artists and celebrities across the world. On Monday at 19:30 GMT, we’ll discuss what Ali meant to our community, and what his legacy will and should be.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with: 

Tariq Touré @TariqToure
Essayist and poet

Michael Kirtley
International feature writer and filmmaker  

Rick Olivares @rickyolivares
Sports writer

What should the world know or remember most about Muhammad Ali? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.