“The Angel Food cake was the white cake, and the Devil Food cake was the chocolate cake” – Muhammad Ali
Known best for his fast feet and fists, Muhammad Ali was also greatly loved for his lyrical genius and integrity. A consummate storyteller who loved to make people laugh, he would also use his abilities to illustrate many injustices, including racism.
During this famous interview on British television, Ali performed a monologue addressing the depth of racism across generations and nations. And a frequent device used by the great rhetoric, Ali also serves a nice twist at the end. Enjoy!
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