On April 28, 1964 heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali refused to be drafted into the US army on religious grounds.

“Overnight he became a ‘nigger’ again,” said sportswriter and Ali promoter Harold Conrad, according to Time. “He threw his life away on one toss of the dice for something he believed in. Not many folks do that.

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