Eric J

Eminent Downtown Experience

On Thursday, October 24th, I went with my TALONS class, ¬†went Downtown to visit the Vancouver Central Library and MacLeod’s Books Store. During this trip, I was looking for some books about Muhammad Ali, and some inspiration for the perspective my speech would be presented from. Exploring MacLeod’s Books was one of the coolest parts of the trip, because I have never so many books, in such a small space… Read More

Eminent Person 2013- Introduction

For Eminent Person, I have chosen Muhammad Ali, nicknamed “The Greatest”, is known for his legendary boxing skills, but he was also a social activist and a strong leader. Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942 in Louisville Kentucky. Clay was first introduced to boxing when he was 12, by Joe E. Martin, a police officer and boxing coach, who advised him to box when Clay had.. Read More