Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies – level 1
Cassius Clay is an African-American man. He is a boxer. He is 22 years old. He wins an important match. It makes him the heavyweight champion of the world. At this time, he changes his name to Muhammed Ali.
He fights for many things. He lives in America during segregation. He fights for equality for African Americans. He also fights against war.
Over many years, Muhammed Ali wins many boxing matches. He is very famous. Sadly, his boxing matches injure his head. He starts helping people instead.
Muhammed Ali dies recently. He is 74 years old. People remember him.
Difficult words: match (a contest between people), segregation (when different kinds of people stay apart), injure (to make someone get hurt).
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