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Feb. 25: Muhammad Ali Defeated Sonny Liston for Championship

Every day during the month of February, WPGC will feature an important moment in Black history.  These daily vignettes are read by local children in the District and surrounding areas. On Feb. 25, 1964, Muhammad Ali […]

02/25/2014

Leon Spinks (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Feb. 15: Leon Spinks Defeats Muhammad Ali for Heavyweight Championship

On Feb. 15, 1978, Leon Spinks defeated Muhammad Ali for the heavyweight boxing championship, which became the biggest upset in boxing history.

02/15/2014

Muhammad Ali (Eric Feferberg/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali’s Daughter K.O.s Rumor Of His “Last Days”

Over the weekend, reports surfaced that Muhammad Ali was on his death bed with only days to live. While fans braced themselves for the imminent passing of the Champ, his daughter Laila Ali has stepped […]

02/06/2013

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