In March, 1969 Muhammad Ali came to the University of Arkansas. Evin Demirel devotes a chapter to the Arkansas visit in his forthcoming book, African-American Athletes in Arkansas: Muhammad Ali's Tour, Black Razorbacks & Other Forgotten Stories.
Dr. Lisa Corrigan is an Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Arkansas. She's also the author of the new book Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation. She recently came to the Carver Center for Public Radio to talk about her book.