Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Cassius Marcellus Clay

Honorable-Cassius Clay
Not the boxer, Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, who became Muhammad Ali upon his conversion to Islam, nor his father, Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr, but the Kentucky state representative who fought for the abolition of slavery, often at the risk of his life, and despite coming from a family of slave-owners.

Honorable-Cassius Clay

Original B&W photo.