Netflix releases a trailer for their upcoming documentary. Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali tells the story of the extraordinary friendship of 2 of the most iconic figures of the 20th century.
Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali Doc Peeks Into 3 Years Of Their Lives Together
Malcolm X, the charismatic civil rights leader and the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammad Ali forged a friendship. Though they came from 2 different worlds, this union was destined for history. Just 3 years, but a lifetime of lessons.
Two Icons United By Faith Of Brotherhood…
These two icons changed the way the world saw the black man.
Muhammad Ali once said –
“Destiny can take your best friend as a instrument to cause you harm…and your worst enemy to do you good.”
Ali’s daughter, Muryum shared –
“My father wanted to be great…and it was things that Malcolm taught him that my father kept with him until his last day.” – Muryum Ali, daughter of Muhammad Ali
Describing her father and his friendship with Ali, Malcolm’s daughter shares what she believed to be proof of their genuine friendship –
“For my father to take his wife, and his babies, and go to his home meant that my father trusted him 100%.”
“That was their blood brotherhood” – Malcolm X’s daughter
…But At What Cost?
Outside forces prevented Ali and Malcolm from continuing their beautiful relationship. But what role did betrayal play in this story?
“They defined a whole generation to be themselves, and be bold” – Al Sharpton
Netflix’s documentary will shed some light on the friendship of these world leaders in race relations.
Click on the photo below to see the trailer.
Produced by Kenya Barris, this upcoming documentary Blood Brothers: Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali will be available on Netflix on September 9th.