Legendary Boxer, Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) is set to receive liberty medal. He is indeed the 2012 recipient for this medal, today is is recognized over in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.. by the National Constitution Center for his humanitarian, civil rights and religious freedom work, reports the Associated Press.
Chairmen for the organization, former President Bill Clinton said in a statement,
“Ali embodies the spirit of the Liberty Medal by embracing the ideals of the Constitution – freedom, self-governance, equality and empowerment – and helping to spread them across the globe.”
The medal is not the only thing that he will receive , he is also getting one hundred thousand dollars in cash. His own daughter Laila Ali is to hand over the medal to the icon, his wife Lonnie will be the one to speak for on his behalf.
In addition to this medal he also was given back in 2005 the Presidential Medal of Freedom.