Muhammad Ali's Walk of Fame Star is Mounted On a Wall. Here's Why.

Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Clay, Jr. in 1942. He changed his name to Muhammad (“one who is worthy of praise”) Ali (another highly important figure in both Shia and Sunni views) in 1964 after joining the Nation of Islam.   Many journalists at first refused to call him by his name, instead opting to use his birth name. Al, as a proud muslim and black man, made it crystal clear that he would only be answering to Muhammad Ali:   “Cassius Clay is my slave name.”   Eventually, the media bent to his will and accepted his proper...

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