Muhammad Ali paved the way for Black Muslims in sports

Mike Tyson

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Sport: Boxing

Mike Tyson converted to Islam while serving his prison sentence for a rape conviction in 1992. Once he was released in 1995, Iron Mike returned to the ring to win the WBA and WBC heavyweight titles. The widow of Malcolm X, Dr. Betty Shabazz was an early mentor and supporter of his conversion.

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