Good Reads / In the Media

The Paradoxical Muhammad Ali (by Mike Ezra), Oxford University Press

Muhammad Ali’s funeral and memorial service brought together a seemingly incongruous cast of characters, once again spotlighting the many contradictions that have made it so difficult for commentators and biographers to extract a realistic assessment of his life. Even with a staggering amount written about him, Ali leaves behind a contested image largely characterized by misinterpretation.

Read the full story by American Multicultural Studies Department Chair Mike Ezra at http://blog.oup.com/2016/06/muhammad-ali-life/.