On This Day : Muhammad Ali

“I’m not the greatest; I’m the double greatest. Not only do I knock ’em out, I pick the round. Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. January 17, 1942 – 3 June 2016) was an Olympic and World Champion boxer, who also had a unique personality, based on self-belief and strong religious and political convictions.  In 1999, Ali was crowned “Sportsman of the Century” by … Continue reading On This Day : Muhammad Ali

On this Day: Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada

Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada is decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling required the state to either allow Lloyd Lionel Gaines to attend the University of Missouri School of Law or create another school that would provide the same education for him. In response, the university builds a black law school. Three months after the ruling, Lloyd Gaines left his apartment to buy … Continue reading On this Day: Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada