In today’s edition of Daily Links, we remember Muhammad Ali.
Following the death of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, we shouldn’t only acknowledge his athletic capabilities, but also the complexities that defined him. He was the upbringing of a radical storm: Muhammad Ali’s politics would argue for international solidarity, and black representation. As Dave Zirin at The Nation put it, “What Muhammad Ali did—in a culture that worships sports and violence as well as a culture that idolizes black athletes while criminalizing black skin—was redefine what it meant to be tough and collectivize the very idea of courage.”
Black Sheep is an upcoming documentary showcasing the narratives of transgender women in India. The film follows the women through their journey for acceptance.
The “Traveling Stories” project provides an artistic platform for survivors of domestic and sexual violence to tell their stories through crafted suitcases, passports, moving boxes, and other media. ♦