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Old 09-17-2007, 07:22 AM   #6
McGrain
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Default Re: Care to speculate on what may have been different for these guys if they were white?

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Originally Posted by Dempsey1238
Its true, you dont see nearly as much smack talk about Ali, as Dempsey and Marciano are talk as. Just think if he were white.
Well here's another way of looking at it - a white conscienscus objector isn't going to get anything like as hard a time as a black one. Secondly, Ali isn't even getting into the organisation he was in if he was white.

If Ali was white and all other aspects of his being remained the same, he wouldn't lose those precious years - his peak years - to a ban.
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