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Roland Martin and a select panel of guests discussed the home-going service and the celebration of Ali.

Muhammad Ali was laid to rest on Friday, and thousands descended on Louisville, Kentucky to pay their respects. One person who decided to grieve in a special way was the boxer’s own son and namesake, Muhammad Ali Jr. The 38-year-old recently made news after claiming that despite his fathers fame and fortune, Ali Jr. was living in poverty in one of the poorest […]

As Muhammad Ali was sent off for his final processional through his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, thousands of people lined the streets to pay their respects to the late legend.

Roland Martin recently spoke with Aretha Franklin about the life and legacy of the late, great Muhammad Ali.

Thousands of fans lined the streets to pay their final respects to “The Greatest” as a procession, carrying Muhammad Ali’s body, made its way around the champs hometown Louisville, Ky. Will Smith and Lennox Lewis are among eight of Ali’s friends and family who will serve as pallbearers. Ali will be laid to rest at […]

Watch the live stream for The Memorial Service for The Greatest Of All Time, Muhammad Ali, from the KFC YUM! Center in his hometown of Louisville, KY.    

Muhammad Ali is being laid to rest today after a final journey through his hometown. And TV One is giving you a look at the entire undertaking. The boxing legend will travel through his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, passing by his childhood home to the first boxing gym where he trained and many more  places where the […]

Rest In Peace To one of The Greatest People in American History, Muhammad Ali! Rest In Peace To Florida Street Fighting Legend, Kimbo Slice! We take some time out to recognize these two men and then we get into some straight up ratchet ish! Destiny can’t tell one hoe apart from the other and seemingly […]

  Laila Ali, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, shared an Instagram photo of West 33rd Street, which was renamed “Muhammad Ali Way” on Tuesday. “New York City temporarily named a street after my father,” she said in the caption. “Such an honor for the G.O.A.T. I’m sending love and positive vibes to all of […]

The book Blood Brothers describes the unique friendship between two of Black America’s icons, Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. Though Ali’s conversion to Islam was a defining moment for the former heavyweight boxing champion, it was his friendship with El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) that played a major role in forming the champ’s views and who he was. From Amazon […]

Will Smith, Lennox Lewis and six other friends/family of the late great Muhammed Ali will serve as pallbearers at his funeral this Friday, ESPN reports. Ali and Smith formed a genuine friendship during the filming of the iconic biopic Ali, for which Smith landed an Academy Award nomination. According to ESPN, Ali died from septic […]

The death of Muhammad Ali has left many of us with a void in our hearts. The 74-year-old passed away Friday at a Phoenix area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications. During Monday’s special edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin and a select panel of guests reflected […]