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NAACP honors Muhammad Ali

Legendary athlete to receive President's Award

Muhammad Ali will be feted with the NAACP’s President’s Award, to be presented at the org’s 40th Image Awards on Feb 12.

Legendary fighter will be recognized “not only for his success inside the boxing ring but for his role as an outspoken, charming and witty leader, activist, humanitarian and artist,” NAACP prexy-CEO Benjamin Jealous said.

Past recipients of the President’s Award have included Jesse Jackson, Bryant Gumbel and President Bill Clinton.

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