Muhammad Ali Is Found Guilty of Refusing the Draft
Clip: Episode 2 | 2m 39s | Video has closed captioning.
An all-white Houston jury found Muhammad Ali guilty of refusing the draft. He was sentenced to five years in prison and fined $10,000. His lawyers filed an appeal. Though he remained free during this time, he was stripped of his title and was not allowed to box. Still, he expressed that going into service would be against his faith and the teachings of Islam.
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