Ali’s words were a stark statement on what it was to be black in America
'I'm sorry to tell you this way, but Muhammad Ali has passed away'
'The Greatest' will be laid to rest on Friday in his birthplace Louisville, Kentucky. But the city is as divided by race and wealth as it was when Ali was still Cassius Clay, says Andrew Dewson
Morgan prompted criticism for claiming Ali was more racist than Donald Trump
Ali wished he had never snubbed his former mentor - but Malcolm X was assassinated before he could say sorry
'You’ve seen them at every boxing occasion and what people are frightened of is that they don’t want that to happen to you'
In 1974, Muhammad Ali told Michael Parkinson and a stunned chat show audience that the white man of America was "the blue-eyed, blond-headed Devil"
'He was a voice for Muslims that was more accepted by many Americans than the voices of other Muslims'
'Don’t tell me how much you love Muhammad Ali and yet you’re going to be prejudiced against Muslims in this country'
Barack Obama has led tributes saying the heavyweight boxing champion 'shook up the world'
No other moment in history did more to raise awareness of the disease, or to inspire the millions worldwide living with its cruel and often debilitating symptoms, than his lighting of the Olympic torch in Atlanta in 1996
'I’m not going 10,000 miles from home to continue the domination of white slave masters of the darker people the world over'
'He stood with King and Mandela, stood up when it was hard, spoke out when others wouldn't', Obama says
Has any one man in our time inspired so many people to fulfil their potential?
'We wanted to honour him as quickly as possible. His legacy will live forever'