Saturday, 4 June 2016

Muhammad Ali vs Tyson Fury

Muhammad Ali vs Tyson Fury, not in the ring as at their respective peaks we know who would win that. But over racist language, Tyson Fury has been criticised heavily for some of his remarks about race, the BBC of course leading that furore. 

Today the BBC is in full mourning for the death of Muhammad Ali, perhaps the greatest boxer ever. His anti white remarks are well documented but ignored by the BBC's reports.

From Wikipedia:
'In a press conference articulating his opposition to the Vietnam War, Ali stated, "my enemy is the white people, not the Vietcong".[19] 

In relation to integration, he said: "We who follow the teachings of Elijah Muhammad don't want to be forced to integrate. Integration is wrong. We don't want to live with the white man; that's all."[110] 

And in relation to inter-racial marriage: "No intelligent black man or black woman in his or her right black mind wants white boys and white girls coming to their homes to marry their black sons and daughters."[110] 

Indeed, Ali's religious beliefs at the time included the notion that the white man was "the devil" and that white people were not "righteous".'
More here Ali but not on the BBC. 

The BBC's double standards over racism as always disgust me.

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