Champion Cassius Clay meets with top African American athletes during Negro Industrial and economic union in Cleveland,Ohio.
Cleveland Ohio USA Date:1967, June 9 Duration:35 sec Sound:Yes
African American Industrial and economic union in Cleveland,Ohio. World Heavyweight Champion Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) meets with top African American athletes during the Negro Industrial and Economic Union, to discuss his draft stance during the Vietnam War. Athletes include Bill Russel, Lew Alcindor (later Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), and Jimmy Brown. Jim Brown, the founder of the union, speaks about Clay's behavior.
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