The icon has passed.
via NBC News
Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead.
Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a family spokesman confirmed to NBC News. He was 74.
After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening,” Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman, told NBC News.
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Definitely didn’t see this coming but damn everybody you can think of has gone to sit down with the Minister for one reason or another. Maybe they needed that old school wisdom on how to deal with Bruce Jenner becoming a woman.
Spike Lee tells Pharell how America’s most popular actor Denzel Washington prepped for his astonishing performance in Malcolm X.
Yeah he said that.
“It’s like meeting God in the flesh. It’s definitely spiritual. A prophet. He’s like Elijah Muhammad.”
Hit the jump to see the interview, and scroll to 4:00 to hear the parts about Ralph Lauren and Elijah Muhammad …about
Wise words from the Greatest. Let’s appreciate this man while he is here.
Elijah Muhammad is somewhere turning in his grave
via Times Online
A license to create human-pig embryos to study heart disease has been issued by the fertility watchdog.
This marks the third animal-human hybrid embryo license to be issued by Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority and the first since the Commons voted in favor of this controversial research last month.
An HFEA spokesman said it had approved an application from the Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, for the creation of hybrid embryos. The center has been offered a 12 month license with effect from today, July 1.
Talib Kweli- EAT TO LIVE
An elder once told me ‘revolution starts in the kitchen’