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Title Muhammad Ali in Africana cultural memory / James L. Conyers Jr, Christel N Temple
Published London, UK ; New York, NY : Anthem Press, [2022]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Anthem Africana studies
Contents Cover -- Front Matter -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Chapter Int-Con -- Chapter One "SOMETHING GREATER THAN PRIDE": MUHAMMAD ALI AND BLACK CULTURAL MYTHOLOGY -- Notes -- References -- Chapter Two MUHAMMAD ALI, THE NATION OF ISLAM, AND SPORT: THE GRIND OF SPIRITUALITY -- Muhammad Ali -- The Nation of Islam -- Sport -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter Three MUHAMMAD ALI AND THE EUROPEAN FABRIC OF DOMINATION -- Prologue to Fame -- Race and Sport -- The Dance of African Manhood -- The Rise of the Heroic Ali
Chapter Eleven STILL THE PEOPLE'S CHAMP AND RELEVANT IN THE FIGHT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE: MUHAMMAD ALI'S CONVERSION OF ATHLETIC CAPITAL INTO SOCIOPOLITICAL CAPITAL -- Introduction -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter Twelve INFLUENCING AT THE INTERSECTIONS: BLACK SPORTSWOMEN'S ACTIVISM IN THE ERA OF MUHAMMAD ALI -- Introduction -- Defining, Operationalizing, and Categorizing Activism -- Defining Activism -- Operationalizing Activism -- Categorizing Activism -- Black Feminist Socialization, Resistance, and Activism -- Socialization to Resist -- Consciousness to Resist
Chapter Nine MUHAMMAD ALI: THE GREATEST ADVOCATE FOR PEACE AND HUMANITY -- Introduction -- Texas -- Texas A&M University and the Champ -- International Travels -- Kountze, Texas: Charles Bilal -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Chapter Ten MUHAMMAD ALI, AKA "THE GREATEST": DEMONSTRATION OF UBUNTU -- Defining Ubuntu -- Quintessence Ubuntu within "The Greatest" -- Consciousness -- Ali's Competency -- Ali's Demonstration of Connectedness -- African Narrative of Ali's life -- Notes -- References
Chapter Six THE CHALLENGE OF RACE AND RELIGION IN THE UNITED STATES: FROM CASSIUS CLAY TO MUHAMMAD ALI -- Notes -- Chapter Seven GLOBAL INFLUENCE OF MUHAMMAD ALI'S PAN-ETHNIC VISION AND CONVICTION: AFRICA AND ASIA IN THE 1970s -- Contexualization of African and Asian Pan-Ethnic Consciousness through Sports -- Confluence of Boxing with Ethnic and Cultural Consciousness -- Athletic Humanism and Politics beyond Boxing -- Legacy of Muhammad Ali's Global Vision and Cultural Conviction -- Notes -- Chapter Eight MUHAMMAD ALI'S CUBA CONNECTIONS -- Notes -- References
The African American Epic Memory -- References -- Chapter Four MUHAMMAD ALI AS SKH -- African Spirit Science -- Different Episteme and Paradigm -- The Invisible Force (Spirit) -- The Episteme of the Invisible (and Realms of Reality) -- The Paradigm of Personhood -- Muhammad Ali as Skh -- Notes -- References -- Chapter Five LET US MAKE A MAN: MUHAMMAD ALI'S REEDUCATION THROUGH CRITICAL BLACK PEDAGOGY -- Introduction -- Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam -- The Making of a Fighter -- Critical Black Pedagogy -- Conclusion -- References
Summary Muhammad Ali in Africana Cultural Memory is a comprehensive study of Ali's identity and superlative impact framed in terms of the discipline's subfield of Africana cultural memory studies. This critical approach challenges us to itemize Ali's influential legacy with precise conceptual value wherein his mythological structure is illuminated as an inheritance
Subject Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016 -- Influence
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016.
African diaspora.
Collective memory -- Africa
African diaspora.
Collective memory.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Africa -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1785277200