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It was “a hell of a scene,” he later boasted — Klansmen with hoods, a burning cross, “and me on the platform,” preaching strict racial separation.

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Some called him the greatest athlete of the 20th century. Bush, when he bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005, endorsed Ali’s description of himself as “the greatest of all time.” Ali’s death Friday night sent the paeans and panegyrics to even more exalted heights. On the contrary, he was an unabashed bigot and racial separatist and wasn’t shy about saying so.

Fox Sports went so far as to proclaim Muhammad Ali nothing less than “the greatest athlete the world will ever see.”As a champion in the ring, Ali may have been without equal. In a wide-ranging 1968 interview with Bud Collins, the storied Boston Globe sports reporter, Ali insisted that it was as unnatural to expect blacks and whites to live together as it would be to expect humans to live with wild animals.

Steven Zhou is a national security and foreign affairs journalist based in Toronto.

He is an associate editor with The Islamic Monthly and a senior contributor on national security issues to CBC News online.

There have been many examples of how racial bias creeps into everyday life, from hiring practices to police actions to basketball.

There's even a test for it, the Implicit Association Test.

IDEAS: You started your research after seeing the 2004 film “Ray” [about the life of blind soul music legend Ray Charles]. Advertisement OBASOGIE: I guess what initially struck me about the movie was how Ray Charles had this really interesting and deep understanding of race ever since he was a little boy....

After a few weeks of research, I found that no one had really asked the question to blind people, what is race?

How do you understand race and what does it mean to you?

IDEAS: What was the most surprising finding in the study?

And blind people use these visual understandings of race to guide them through life, just like everyone else does, in terms of where they live, who they date, and so on.

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