Rev. Jesse Jackson attends Muhammad Ali's funeral

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Saturday, June 11, 2016
Jesse Jackson Attends Ali Funeral
Jesse Jackson shares his memories of Muhammad Ali and talks about attending his funeral on Friday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The world said goodbye to "The Greatest" on Friday, June 3, 2016. Muhammad Ali, the former Heavyweight Champion and cultural icon, passed away after a long bout with Parkinson's Disease. His life and legacy are incomparable.

Memorials in Ali's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky lasted a full week. People from all walks of life attended his public memorial service on Friday, June 10th and procession through the streets he called home. Among the many celebrities and dignitaries in attendance, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Rev. Jackson joined ABC 7 after the services to talk about the impact Muhammad Ali had in the sports worlds, and on social change.