To properly celebrate Black History Month, JerseyChaser will be taking a special look at notable Black men that have made significant contributions to sports with our Appreciate Ya Black Man (#AYBM) series. Enjoy! Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1942 Clay’s amateur career was truly remarkable, [...]
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I not only know a bunch of dudes that are washed-up athletes of varying degree i.e., some more Leaguer than others, I’m also a member of this particular demographic, which makes this Shit People Say meme jajaja worthy. I’m sure at one point or another that we’ve all said shit [...]
As it turns out, Ali’s Great Grandfather Abe Grady was a white man. An Irish immigrant at that, who migrated to Kentucky in the 1860s, and did the unthinkable for back then…he married a newly freed slave. And one of their grandchildren, Odessa Lee Grady Clay, gave birth to the [...]