Muhammad Ali’s Son Claims Boxer Would Have Hated “Racist” Black Lives Matter Movement
Muhammad Ali’s only son, Muhammad Ali Jr, expressed his belief that his boxing legend father would’ve hated the Black Lives Matter movement in an interview with the New York Post on Saturday.
Ali Jr. stated that his father would’ve hated the vandalizing and criminal elements of the riot and protest movement, stating that his father would’ve strongly disapproved.
“Don’t bust up s–t, don’t trash the place,” he told The Post. “You can peacefully protest.”
‘‘My father would have said, ‘They ain’t nothing but devils.’ My father said, ‘all lives matter.’ I don’t think he’d agree.”
Ali, a Muslim like his father, expressed his opposition to BLM’s tendency to dismiss those who state “All Lives Matter,” claiming the universalist phrase is an insult to the movement.
“It’s not just black lives matter, white lives matter, Chinese lives matter, all lives matter, everybody’s life matters. God loves everyone — he never singled anyone out. Killing is wrong no matter who it is.”
Ali’s son even went on to identify ANTIFA as a terrorist organization.
“They’re no different from Muslim terrorists. They should all get what they deserve. They’re f–king up businesses, beating up innocent people in the neighborhood, smashing up police stations and shops. They’re terrorists – they’re terrorizing the community.”
Ali Sr. died four years ago. His son identifies as a Donald Trump supporter, and maintains that his father would’ve identified as such as well. The senior Ali became known as a civil rights figure after refusing to be drafted to fight in the Vietnam War.
“I think Trump’s a good president. My father would have supported him. Trump’s not a racist, he’s for all the people. Democrats are the ones who are racist and not for everybody.“