Featuring journalists, whistleblowers, musicians and more, this year's interviews capture an America at a unique crossroads in its history.
A more perfect match between president and African-American icon could not be imagined.
The magazine is honoring the man who started the "Take a Knee" movement for being a "powerful symbol of activism and resistance."
Patriotism is a key tool for the owning class. To them, the quarterback's refusal to stand for the national anthem—a nationalistic ritual—threatened to undermine the whole capitalist system.
The heavyweight underdog—who almost went the distance against Muhammad Ali—gets his own cinematic treatment in the film "Chuck," after being the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky” character.
NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a risk with his national-anthem protest against injustice in the U.S. Now other athletes are joining him, as are countless other Americans who want to overturn the status quo. Their courage can make all the difference.
In his act of protest against racial injustice in the U.S., the San Francisco 49ers quarterback has taken a lot of hits. But he’s not backing down and has succeeded in igniting an important debate.
The sportscaster and boxer were cut from the same cloth. While Cosell didn’t dodge punches like Ali, both men lived with unflinching integrity.
The funeral of Muhammad Ali, attended by a throng of 20,000, was the first national funeral for an American hero that was also a Muslim ceremony, or janazah.