Muhammad Ali Jr. says he was target of religious profiling

The son of the late three-time heavyweight champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali said he was a target of religious profiling when he was stopped and questioned by U.S. immigration agents earlier this month while traveling from Jamaica with his mother.

Appearing on “CBS This Morning” Monday, Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, said that they had just arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 7, and were headed toward baggage claim when they were stopped. Both were in wheelchairs, because of their knees.

Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, on “CBS This Morning.”

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“Immigration came up to me and pulled me aside and asked me my name first and I said ‘Muhammad Ali.’ And he said, ‘What religion are you?’ And I said,…

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