The Time Muhammad Ali Two-Pieced Superman

As a 14-year-old Black boy in the Bronx, I knew anything was possible once I read that comic book

Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Bugner, Kuala Lumpur, July 5, 1975. Photo: Central Press/Getty Images

I’m not going to bore you with Muhammad Ali’s legendary exploits, because for decades, journalists have regaled his every documented breath, his defiance of systemic oppression, and his magnetic belief in his abilities. Instead…