Essays Tagged: "Muhammad Ali"

An essay about the life of Muhammad Ali as a religious and philosophical figure rather than just a sporting athlete.

Muhammad AliIt has been said that there are few opportunities in life to prove yourself a man; Muham ... st of the global population is living in poverty it seems that people all over are in need of hope. Muhammad Ali did just that; he provided hope to a desperate world. In the 1960's the country was bei ... urned their backs on him when he joined a radical black separatist movement and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. With this same action he had swept him self in controversy with the white majority, wh ...

(3 pages) 150 2 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Muhammad ali biography.

Boxing in the early '60s, largely controlled by the people, was in a failing state until Muhammad Ali-Cassius Clay, in those days-appeared on the scene.Though Ali won the gold medal at t ... motions ("I am the greatest!"), his association with the Muslims and giving up his "slave name" for Muhammad Ali ("I don't have to be what you want me to be; I'm free to be what I want"), the poetry ( ... es can impart indelible memories, even if one remembers them from the scratchy newsreels of time.Muhammad Ali's was not exactly a leave-taking, but it may have seemed so to the estimated 3 billion ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

When We Were Kings.

This essay is about a video report on "When We Were Kings". The video is a documentary on Muhammad Ali and his path to greatness. To fully understand the essay, you would need to have watche ... ven if you hav not watched the movie, most of the essay will make resonable sense.When We Were KingsMuhammad Ali's significance for Spike LeeSpike Lee's quote: "There was a time when, if you called a ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

In the documentary When We Were Kings, how does the filmaker position the veiwer feel about the documentary?

en We Where KingsDocumentary studies by TristanThe documentary, When We Were Kings, is the story of Muhammad Ali's return to Africa to regain his title as heavyweight boxing champion of the world from ... the jungle'. He has used a cinema verite style of documentary to capture the reality and impact of Muhammad Ali.The documentary opens with footage of ABC sportswriter Howard Cosell saying: "The time ...

(3 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Movie review" Rocky

provoked. By a fluke, he is matched with the heavyweight champion (Carl Weathers in a variation on Muhammad Ali). The acting is generally fine and Stallone and Burgess Meredith are superb. One of the ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A two part biology assignment on diseases. Part A is discusses the history, causes, symptoms and treatment of Parkinson's disease. Part B is a proposal for counteracting a mad cow's disease epidemic

lly high profile by celebrities who've been affected by it, like Michael J. Fox, Katherine Hepburn, Muhammad Ali, and Pope John Paul.Men and women alike are affected. The frequency of the disease is c ...

(6 pages) 72 0 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Muhammad Ali: Hero or Villain?

Muhammad Ali will be remembered long after his death. Considered by many to be the greatest boxer ev ... e different views create an historical debate, which is affected greatly by context. In the case of Muhammad Ali, the responder witnesses how traditionally he was mostly viewed from a very negative pe ... g views can be seen through a number of historical texts and how they interpret events and areas of Muhammad Ali's life. Through analysing these texts as well as the events in Ali's life this essay di ...

(10 pages) 71 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Greatest of all time..an essay of the life of Muhammad Ali told in his perspective as well as famous pullitzer prize winner Norman Mailer and other notable authors

an ofconfidence, dedication, and near flawlessness to beuniversally known as simple "The Greatest". MuhammadAli has been quoted as "an American myth who has cometo mean many things to many people: a s ... Cassius publicly admitted his conversionto the Islamic faith after visiting Muslim patriarchElijah Muhammad who gave him the name Muhammad Ali,meaning "beloved of Allah". Ali used his position onthe ...

(6 pages) 37 0 2.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Pretend You are Ali

eatest". If you're wondering about my name, it was Cassius Marcellus Clay but later I changed it to Muhammad Ali. Many boxers change their names only theirs were meant for a nick name, mine was based ... econd youngest champion in history. After the fight, was when I told the world that my name was now Muhammad Ali and that I had joined the Nation of Islam. It put a great effect on my boxing career. A ...

(6 pages) 40 2 4.3 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

India vs. Pakistan.

endence movement was started, extreme Muslim leaders began to petition for a separate Muslim state. Muhammad Ali Jinna, the leader of these Muslim leaders, was one of the people responsible for organi ... Muslims under Jinna even more, because Gandhi had died as a result of the formation of Pakistan by Muhammad Ali Jinna. Another view of the hatred between India and Pakistan is that they have been con ...

(20 pages) 120 0 3.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Muhammad Ali as a Tragic Hero

A Tragic Hero Lives in MichiganCassius Clay, later named Muhammad Ali, was a tragic hero of modern times. He was widely renowned and acclaimed as the greates ... used him to continue to fight; not only for himself, but for the crowd that revered him so greatly. Muhammad Ali won 56 of his 61 fights. He was able to do it because of the sheer confidence given to ... the hands of pugilistic Parkinson's syndrome. From then on, Ali was nothing like his former self.Muhammad Ali was clearly of very high stature. He earned this through his own work. Ali started out, ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Arthur Ashe

acks dominate is sports. Mostly Basketball and football, bringing heroes such as Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali. However, we have branched out into sports such as golf, with Tiger Woods inspiring man ...

(2 pages) 353 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

India Vs Pakistan

endence movement was started, extreme Muslim leaders began to petition for a separate Muslim state. Muhammad Ali Jinna, the leader of these Muslim leaders, was one of the people responsible for organi ... Muslims under Jinna even more, because Gandhi had died as a result of the formation of Pakistan by Muhammad Ali Jinna. Another view of the hatred between India and Pakistan is that they have been con ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Muammad Ali Jinnah

Muhammad Ali Jinnah's (a.k.a. Father of the Nation or Quaid-e-Azam) achievement as the founder of Pa ... e rebirth of the Muslims of the subcontinent and their spectacular rise to nationhood, phoenix like.Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born in Karachi on December 25th, 1876, in a building known as Wazir Mansion ... d permanent president of the Muslim League.Jinnah?s motivation was the dream of one man. He was Sir Muhammad Iqbal. He dreamed of Muslims rejoicing in a land they called Pakistan. He had told Muhammad ...

(3 pages) 1908 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Muhammad Ali

By: James Eicher E-mail: built_33_nw@yahoo.comThe Greatest Muhammad Ali is one of the best, if not the best, boxers of all time. He was an influential leader n ... with Liston, Cassius announced that he was a member of the Muslim faith and had changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Ironically, the name means "the one who is worthy of praise". Many people were upset a ... th his wife and children, as well as supporting various charity events.Bibliography Works Cited Muhammad Ali. By John Stravinsky. Copyright 1997. Random House Value Publishing, Inc. 201 East 50th ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Muhammad Ali

Did you know that Muhammad Ali was called Cassius Clay? He changed his name to Ali when he converted his religion to M ...

(1 pages) 358 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Muhammad Ali

Did you know that Muhammad Ali was called Cassius Clay? He changed his name to Ali when he converted his religion to M ...

(1 pages) 340 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sugar Ray Leonard

puted Amateur King of America.." (Goldstein 55) "He presented the "Athlete of the Century" award to Muhammad Ali." (Goldstein 13) "Sugar Ray was the welterweight champion in 1980." (Goldstein 299) "Th ...

(3 pages) 1466 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Muhammad Ali

one man who has impacted the world positively more than any of the names stated above. That man is Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali is undoubtedly the greatest leader that ever lived. The majority of peopl ... of people may be thinking that he was a professional boxer, how does that make him a great leader? Muhammad Ali possessed many qualities that enhanced his leadership skills. Muhammad Ali had excellen ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

When we Were Kings Analysis

ocumentary on the famous "rumble in the jungle" heavy weight championship between George Forman and Muhammad Ali. The fight took place October 30, 1974 in Zaire, Africa.Rumble in the Jungle was the ti ... itle match between world Heavyweight champion George Foreman and his challenger the former champion Muhammad Ali. The fight took place in Zaire; where it was promoted by Don King, This event was one o ...

(4 pages) 6370 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies