(by MessyNessy, 12/2; via Pam Green.)

From the boxing ring to the lights of Broadway, Muhammad Ali’s brief career in musical theatre is not a well-documented one. It’s assumed he only did it for the money, and footage, photographs or any information from the short-lived production are more than difficult to come by. A Black Power musical starring one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, swept under the carpet of Broadway history; perhaps an unwelcome reminder of that time America turned on “the world’s greatest”…


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