NOW: Live Stream of Muhammad Ali’s Processional and Funeral
Written by LiRon Anderson-Bell on June 10, 2016
- As of 12:20 p.m., WURD has begun livestreaming the Muhammad Ali funeral processional through Louisville, KY. The hearse and accompanying vehicles will pass key locations pre-selected by Ali and his family and the procession will end at the KFC YUM! Center, where the funeral service will take place.
- The most recent funeral service information is below, along with a list of pallbearers.
MUHAMMAD ALI MEMORIAL SERVICE:
- Reading from Ambassador Shabazz, producer, writer, diplomat and eldest daughter of Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X Shabazz (3 minutes)
- Statement of President Obama, read by Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to the president (3 minutes)
- Lonnie Ali, widow of Muhammad Ali (10 minutes)
- Maryum Ali, daughter, Muhammad Ali (5 minutes)
- Rasheda Ali-Walsh, daughter, Muhammad Ali (5 minutes)
- Alessandra “Ali” DiNicola, daughter of Ali’s longtime attorney, Ron DiNicola (3 minutes)
- Natasha Mundkur, University of Louisville student (3 minutes)
- John Ramsey, Ali’s friend (5 minutes)
- Billy Crystal, actor and comedian (10 minutes)
- Bryant Gumbel, sports broadcast (10 minutes)
- Bill Clinton, 42nd president of the U.S. (20 minutes)
- Imam Shakir, prayer, poem and closing of service (5 minutes)
Gene Dibble, Jr.
WURD family, we join you in mourning the death of Muhammad Ali and will bring you live online coverage of his funeral service on Friday, June 10 at 2 p.m., along with on air updates and tributes during our Friday programs.
To view the funeral, just return to the 900amwurd.com home page at 2 p.m. on Friday. We will air the live stream as soon as it becomes available.