Activists urge Muhammad Ali not to toss pitch
HOUSTON -- Civil rights activists are urging three-time heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali not to throw the first pitch at the All-Star Game, calling the opening ceremony a hypocritical gesture.
Houston National Black United Front Chairman Kofi Taharka said a decision by Ali not to throw the first pitch for Tuesday's Major League Baseball game could highlight claimed racial inequities in the nation's fourth largest city.
People for Justice, a coalition of Houston advocates and
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