With thanks to Baron Bodissey over at Gates Of Vienna. He writes:
The following video from 1971 is a fitting memorial to the late American boxer Muhammad Ali. In it you’ll see him vigorously disagree with a BBC interviewer who is obviously a promoter of métissage.
If Mr. Ali had been white, of course, he would have been excoriated, humbled, and run out of town on a rail. Only a member of a fashionable minority could get away with expressing such blasphemous ideas, then and now.
It’s a reminder of what an intelligent, witty, and appealing young man he was:
Requiescat in pace, Cassius Clay.