twixnmix: Mal Goode, Muhammad Ali, Rahman Al…

twixnmix:

Mal Goode, Muhammad Ali,

Rahman Ali, Malcolm X and Nigerian ambassador Simeon Adebo at the United Nations in NYC on March 5, 1964.

Mal Goode was the first Black network news correspondent for ABC television network as a United Nations reporter. Muhammad Ali had recently won the heavyweight title the week prior. Malcolm had arranged for Ali to meet with diplomats from Africa and Asia at the United Nations. Malcolm intended to make

Ali an international political figure.

(Video of

Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

at the United Nations)