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Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

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In "Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X," the gripping narrative meticulously crafted by historians Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith uses a wealth of untapped resources to explore the profound bond between two towering figures of the 20th century. Published on February 2, 2016, this book delves into the transformative friendship of Malcolm X and Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), set against the backdrop of America's civil rights era. Through personal papers and FBI records, the authors uncover how Malcolm X saw potential in the brash young boxer, guiding him on a path that would redefine global perceptions of black athletes and activists. However, as ties within the Nation of Islam soured, their brotherhood faced ultimate tests of loyalty and betrayal, culminating in tragedy and a lasting legacy on racial justice. This narrative is a compelling choice for adult education groups seeking to understand the intricate dynamics of personal relationships amidst the broader struggle for civil rights. Engage with the story that not only chronicles a friendship but also reflects on how sports and politics are perennially interlinked in the fight for justice.
Published by Basic Books on February 2, 2016
392 pages
ISBN: 9780465079704
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