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Muhammad Ali laid to rest as funeral speakers include Bill Clinton, Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, actor Billy Crystal, and Louisville Saint Stephen Church senior pastor Dr. Kevin Cosby, also a community activist, and who brought the house down.....Minister Louis Farrakhan was there and Mike Tyson and actor Will Smith were among the pallbearers....One speaker called racist judges and killer cops to task....By native Lousivillian and editor Kathy Wray Coleman of, Ohio's Black digital news leader

The hearse that carried the casket of boxing great Muhammad Ali Yolanda "Lonnie" Ali, the widow of boxing great Muhammad Ali, at home-going services for the sports legend and Civil Rights activist on June 10 in Louisville, KY Former president Bill Clinton eulogizes boxing legend Muhammad Ali at funeral services in Louisville, KY The Rev. Dr. Kevin Cosby, senior pastor at Saint Stephen Church in Louisville's largely Black west end, brought the house down with a speech on Civil Rights and Black empowerment at funeral services for Muhammad Ali, a Louisville native Louisvillians and sisters Beverly Johnson and Trina Metcalf pose at the Yum Center in Louisville, KY at  funeral services for Muhammad  Ali Muhammad Ali (sitting) with his father, the late Cassius Clay Sr. (at top and third from left), his mother, the late Odessa Grady Clay, and his younger brother, Rahman Ali ( ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.

Boxing great and Civil Rights activist Muhammad Ali dead at 74, a two-part series on Ali, Part 1 with comments from boxing promoter Don King, and Part 2 addressed from the standpoint of greater Cleveland community activist and reporter Kathy Wray Coleman, a native of Louisville who knew Ali and his wife Lonnie and her family and grew-up with Lonnie's younger siblings and played cards at the home of Lonnie's parents...By, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Boxing great and Civil Rights activist Muhammad Ali and his wile Yolanda "Lonnie" Ali International  boxing promoter Don King (third from left)  with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson ( fifth from left) and boxers  Angelo Santana (fourth from left) and Hank Lundy (second from left), who squared off for a boxing match in Cleveland, Ohio via a nationally  televised fight promoted by King from Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 21, 2014. King also promoted Ali in legendary fights between boxing greats George Foreman and Joe Frazier .                                                             Ali (left) and Don King  ( ) /   ( ). Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-23-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he