Politically incorrect, Muhammad Ali interviews with the BBC (sorry, I do not have a date), giving his strong opinion against interracial-marriage.
Ali: Integration includes marriage too, right?
Ali: I’m sure no intelligent whit man watching this show, or intelligent white man in his right white man wants his children marrying black boys or black girls marrying their white sons and daughters, and in return, introducing their grandchildren half brown, kinky hair black people.
Interviewer: Well, I don’t have a problem with that.
Ali: Well you wouldn’t but a lot would. What I’m trying to say is, you don’t have it. You say you do, but you don’t. You ain’t never going to have it. You have to say that. You have this show.
Interviewer: That’s not true.
Ali: Why would you want to do that?
Interviewer: Because I don’t think I’m any different from you, you see?
Ali: Yeah, we much dififerent.
Interviewer: Society has made us different.
Ali: No not society. God made us different.
Interviewer: We’re just human beings, all of us.
Ali: No listen to me, Blue birds fly with blue birds. Red birds want to be with red birds. Tell me when I’m wrong. Pigeons fly with pigeons.They all have different cultures. The eagle flies in the mountains, the buzzards fly in the desserts.
Interviewer: But we have intelligence.
Ali: We have more intelligence than them, right? They have no intelligence, yet they stay together. We should have more intelligence than them. Right?
Ali: Buzzards are with buzzards. Blue birds are with blue birds. They all are birds, but they’ve got different cultures. Eagles like to hang out in the moutains. The buzzards like to fly around the desert. The blue bird likes to fly around the trees and the grass.
Ali: I don’t see no black and white couples in England or America walking around proud holding their children.
Interviewer: That’s society’s fault. We like to educate people around here.
Ali: Life is too short for me to be catching hell for something like that. I’d rather go on and be with my own. I have a beautiful daughter, beautiful wife and they look like me and they’re all happy. I don’t have no trouble. I an’t that much in love with no woman to go through all that hell. There ain’t no woman that good. You understand?
Interviewer: I understand. I just think it’s sad that…
Ali: It ain’t sad. I just want my child to look like me. Any intelligent person wants his child to look like him. I’m sad because I want to blot out my beautiful race and identity? …
Ali: You’re a hater of your people if you don’t want to stay who you are.You ashamed of who God made you? God didn’t make no mistake.He made us all like we are.
Interviewer: That’s a philosophy of despair.
Ali: Listen, I’m gonna tell you, no woman on this whole earth, not even a black women in a Muslim country can please me, and socialize with me and cook for me, and talk to me like a my American black woman. No woman and last is a white woman can really identify with me and my feelings No woman can identify with me.
Ali: You can do what you want.It’s nature to want to be with your own. I want to be with my own. (there’s a minute or two left in the video)
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