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  • Writer's pictureLa'Chris Jordan

(LA TIMES) Review: A powerfully acted play examines Muhammad Ali and Stepin Fetchit’s unlikely friendship



It would be hard to imagine two more divergent personalities than heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali and Hollywood comedian Stepin Fetchit. Temperamental opposites, they formed an improbable alliance when Ali was about to make good on his claim of being the greatest of all time and Fetchit, a former movie star, was being called out by civil rights leaders for the way his onscreen characters perpetuated racial stereotypes.



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