LOUISVILLE, Kentucky -- Muhammad Ali will be honored in an interfaith service in Louisville, Kentucky on Friday, a week after the three-time heavyweight champion known for his showmanship, political activism and devotion to humanitarian causes died at the age of 74.
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Raw feeds from the procession and funeral throughout the day
A Muslim funeral service on Thursday, known as Jenazah, began the two days of memorials that Muhammad Ali crafted himself in exacting detail years before his death. He designed them with the intent to make them open to the world and to offer a view into a faith many Americans know little about. Thousands attended the jenazah, where he was repeatedly feted as "the people's champion."
Ali made his final journey through his hometown Friday morning - past the little pink house where he grew up and the museum that bears his name - as thousands of mourners along the route pumped their fists and chanted, "Ali! Ali!" for the former heavyweight champion of the world known simply as The Greatest.
The 17-car motorcade carried his cherry-red casket to a Louisville cemetery on a 19-mile route via Muhammad Ali Boulevard and past the gym where he learned to box.
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Ali famously joined the Nation of Islam, the black separatist religious movement, as a young boxer, then embraced mainstream Islam years later, becoming a global representative of the faith and an inspiration to Muslims.
An interfaith memorial service, which will include representatives of several religions, was delayed until 3:00 p.m. EST after the procession to Ali's final resting place took longer than expected.
FINAL ORDER OF SPEAKERS FOR MEMORIAL SERVICE
Hamzah Abdul Malik
INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKERS
Imam Zaid Shakir
Dr. Kevin Cosby
Senator Orrin Hatch
Rev. Msgr. Henry Kriegel
Dr. Timothy Gianotti
Rabbi Michael Lerner
Chief Sidney Hill and Chief Oren Lyons
Rabbi Joe Rapport
Venerable Utsumi and Sister Denise
VALERIE JARRETT - STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT OBAMA
Alessandra "Ali" DiNicola
President William J. Clinton
ISLAMIC PRAYER, POEM AND CLOSING OF SERVICE
Imam Zaid Shakir
- Former President Bill Clinton
- Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Barack Obama
- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan
- King Abdullah II of Jordan
- Rev. Jesse Jackson
- Comedian/actor Billy Crystal
- Actor Will Smith
- Television journalist Bryant Gumbel
- Boxing promoter Don King
- Former boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard
- Former boxing champion Lennox Lewis
- Former boxing champion George Foreman
- Former boxing champion Larry Holmes
- Former boxing champion Bernard Hopkins
- Former NBA player Hedo Turkoglu
- International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach
- Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin
- Former Kentucky Gov. John Y. Brown Jr.
- Imam Zaid Shakir, Muslim scholar
- Sherman Jackson, Muslim scholar
- Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam
- Boxing promoter and CEO of Top Rank Boxing Bob Arum
- Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer
- Former Louisville Mayor Harvey Sloane
Coverage of the funeral procession and memorial service may affect daytime programming, including General Hospital. The episode originally scheduled for Friday, June 10th will now air Monday, June 13th. Check your local listings.
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