Tag: Sports

The First Olympics

Our news feeds are filled with gold medal winners and world records broken lately.  However, we are experiencing games that are a part of the resurgence of an ancient tradition.  The modern Olympic games began in the 19th century, but the games as a whole are much older. The original Olympic games were held as […]

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Muhammed Ali

Born in Kentucky, January 1942, Cassius Clay was one of five children of Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr and his wife Odessa O’Grady. Clay Sr was named for the 19thC abolitionist of the same name and passed the name on to his own son. Clay Sr was the descendant of slaves, Odessa however was the grand-daughter […]

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