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THE (02-21-17) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” – Muhammad Ali EUR BIRTHDAYS Feb. 21: Actress Aunjanue Ellis (“Quantico”) is 48. Actor Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy […]

THE (02-20-17) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” – Muhammad Ali EUR BIRTHDAYS Feb. 20: Actor Sidney Poitier is 90. Comedian Trevor Noah (“The Daily Show”) […]

FBI Files Reveal Bureau Monitored Muhammad Ali’s Religion

*Throughout the late 1960s, the FBI kept an eye on Muhammad Ali and monitored his ties to the Nation of Islam, according to newly released documents posted on the FBI’s website. Some of the documents were previously classified, and they were released after conservative group Judicial Watch sued to obtain them. They refer to the […]

Muhammad Ali: Widow to Receive DOUBLE the Inheritance Awarded to His Kids

*Muhammad Ali’s older daughter has hit back at claims the family are at war over the boxing legend’s $80 million estate. It was previously reported that Ali’s widow Lonnie was set to receive double the inheritance awarded his kids. Ali died aged 74 last June, leaving his vast fortune to be divided between his widow […]

LeBron James: Athlete to Produce Muhammad Ali Documentary for HBO

*Last month, LeBron James donated $2.5 million to support the Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Now the NBA champ will produce a multi-part documentary about Ali’s life and career for HBO. The as-yet-untitled film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, who also directed the boxing drama […]

Howard Bingham/ The Final Hours: An Intimate Look Back

*As some of you may know by now, we lost one of the greatest African American photographers of our time today (12-15-16). Howard Bingham was one of those rare, skillful, and talented technicians behind the lenses who’s works rank equal to Gordon Parks, Bill Jones, and a host of others who have made significant contributions […]

HBO, Antoine Fuqua, LeBron James Team for Muhammad Ali Documentary

*HBO is teaming with NBA All-Star LeBron James and filmmaker Antoine Fuqua for a documentary focusing on boxing icon Muhammad Ali, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The untitled project will combine original footage and re-creations in exploring Ali’s greatest triumphs and comebacks. It will paint an intimate portrait of a man who, against all odds, […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russel & Jim Brown Receive SI’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will be honored at SI‘s Sportsperson of the Year event on Dec. 12. All three sports legends, who have battled racial inequality for decades, are being honored with the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award for their athletic achievements as well as their social activism, People.com reports. Ali’s wife congratulated […]

LeBron James to Donate $2.5M for Ali Exhibit at Smithsonian’s NMAAHC

*Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will donate $2.5 million to support the Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. James, his charitable foundation and business partner Maverick Carter are pledging the donation for the exhibit “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change,” which debuted with the museum’s opening in […]

THE (09-22-16) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali EUR BIRTHDAYS Sept. 22: Actress Shari Belafonte is 62. Singer Big Rube of Society of Soul is 45. BLACK […]

THE (09-21-16) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali EUR BIRTHDAYS Sept. 21: TV personality Nicole Richie is 35. Rapper Wale is 32. BLACK HISTORY Sept. 21, 1891: […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph to be honored with the Muhammed Ali Humanitarian Award

*On September 17th  “An Evening to Celebrate Greatness” at the Marriott Louisville Downtown in Louisville, Kentucky, actress and honored AIDS activist Sheryl Lee Ralph will receive the prestigious Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award for her dedicated commitment to raising HIV/AIDS awareness and erasing the hate and stigma still connected to the disease. The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian […]

THE (09-02-16) EURweb Free-4-All Page

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history. EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. – Muhammad Ali EUR BIRTHDAYS Sept. 2: Singer Sam Gooden of The Impressions is 77. Singer Rosalind Ashford of Martha and the […]

Give it Up for The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Covers EBONY’s August Issue

PLUS: Black Panther Party Legacy, Breakfast Club Crew and Luxe Attire Highlighted in Collector’s Issue *CHICAGO –  Two simple words capture the essence of Muhammad Ali: The Greatest. To that end, the magazine that chronicled his life in vivid, multi-faceted detail since Ali was known as Cassius Clay, now provides the most in-depth and poignant […]