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…the most fantastical American figure of his era, a self-invented character of such physical wit, political defiance, global fame, and sheer originality that no novelist you might name would dare conceive him. Born Cassius Clay in Jim Crow-era Louisville, Kentucky, he was a skinny, quick-witted kid, the son of a sign painter and a house cleaner, who learned to box at the age of twelve to avenge the indignity of a stolen bicycle, a sixty-dollar red Schwinn that he could not bear to lose. Eventually, Ali became arguably the most famous person on the planet, known as a supreme athlete, an uncanny blend of power, improvisation, and velocity; a master of rhyming prediction and derision; an exemplar and symbol of racial pride; a fighter, a draft resister, an acolyte, a preacher, a separatist, an integrationist, a comedian, an actor, a
dancer, a butterfly, a bee, a figure of immense courage.


Excerpt from The Outsized Life of Muhammad Ali by David Remnick, June 4 2016, The Newyorker.

David Remnick has been editor of The New Yorker since 1998 and a staff writer since 1992.

All prints are done on 100% ringspun cotton shirts. The pre-shrunk shirts are a soft cotton, instantly loved by those who wear it. All art is done by Bryan Butler.

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