Muhammad Ali Greeting Asantehene Prempeh II
(Ruler of the Asant kingdom, Reigning from 1931 to 1970) Ghana 1964
Photo credit: Gerry Granham
The king of the world
Do you know he was called Cassius Clay?? Reasons as to why he changed his name could be another story altogether…
According to him, his former name was given to him by his slave Master so he chose Ali, the name of his ancestors when he became a Freeman.