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Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami

Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami explores the critical role that Miami played in the evolution of one of the most significant cultural figures of our time: Muhammad Ali (né Cassius Clay). The film chronicles Cassius Clay’s arrival in Miami in the fall of 1960 (fresh from earning a gold medal in the Rome Olympics), his life in Overtown — a neighborhood that was considered “Harlem South” and a vibrant center of black entertainment and commerce — and his affiliation with the famed Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach. Over the course of the next few years — coinciding with the height of the national civil rights movement — Clay evolved both professionally and politically, piling up victories in the ring and adopting the black separatist teachings of the Nation of Islam. As Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami makes clear, it was in this period that Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali. In HD where available.

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