Lebron James and his business partner Maverick Carter, have pledge to donate 2.5 million to support “Muhammad Ali : A force for change.” It is an exhiit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American history and Culture.
Speaking to USA Today Sports, Lebron said :“Muhammad Ali is such a cornerstone of me as an athlete because of what he represented not only in the ring as a champion but more outside the ring. What he stood for, what he spoke for, his demeanor.”
James is also working on an HBO Documentary for Muhammad Ali with Antoine Fuqua who produced movies like Southpaw and Training Day. The family and widow Lonnie Ani is also involved in the project.
Speaking to HBO she said :”This documentary will have national and global appeal. I’m hopeful this documentary will engage the audience in a similar way Muhammad engaged his audience and fans. Without a doubt, Muhammad’s life journey provides simple yet extraordinary lessons for all of us, with perhaps the most important one being, to see and embrace the humanity in all people.”