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"Clay Beats Liston: February 25, 1964"
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From the accounts of various Kentucky newspapers, I was able to learn a few
facts about Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, as well as the attitudes
of his fellow Kentuckians. The first thing I noticed in all the newspapers that
I viewed was that almost all the articles written about the f ....
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....ferently. None of the newspapers that I read
displayed a large picture or headline proclaiming that Cassius Clay was the new
heavyweight champion of the world. Most newspapers had an average sized
headline stating that Clay was the new champion, but none had an article about
him on the front page. This further illustrates that achievements by blacks
were believed to be less important than the achievements of whites. I saw
almost the same amount of articles on high school basketball, as I did....
|Number of words: 949
||Approximate pages: 4
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