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Future History 1968: Muhammad Ali Is Exiled For His Activism

Future History 1968: Muhammad Ali Is Exiled For His Activism

Watch the latest episode in our series exploring the year that shaped the world as we know it.

Posted on June 2, 2018, at 3:05 p.m. ET

The NFL has announced new penalties for players who protest during the national anthem — but it's not the first time athletes have been punished for their activism.

Watch how boxing champion Muhammad Ali won — and then lost — it all during one of the most turbulent periods for civil rights in the US.


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