Khalilah Camacho-Ali Was Once Married To The Greatest Boxer
Khalilah Camacho-Ali is more than just the wife of the greatest boxer ever.
When Muhammad Ali defied the Vietnam War draft and was stripped of his license to box, he met a young African American girl whose life revolved around the Nation of Islam and the sect's controversial leader Elijah Muhammad.
He married Belinda Boyd when she was only 17-years-old. Today, she goes by Khalilah Camacho-Ali and works the lunch shift inside Mt. Sinai's Hospital Founders Room in Miami Beach.
In this week's cover story, Khalilah recounts her life before, during and after her marriage to the Champ. Here is rare vintage footage of Ali's former spouse talking about and imitating her ex-husband shortly after their divorce.
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