Muhammad Ali Is Dead. 2016 Can Go To Hell.

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Perhaps, later today or two days or a week or a month from now, I'll have more to say about the life and the impact of Muhammad Ali. Right now, however, I have nothing besides shock and sadness. Not so much that he's dead. But that his death leaves humanity with such a gaping and reverberant void that I fear we'll never be able to fill it.

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Muhammad Ali was alive for 74 years. He was the greatest. Is the greatest. Will continue to be the greatest.

Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB, a columnist for GQ.com, and the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins)

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2016 is trash. His whole family is trash. Everything he stands for is trash and frankly 2016, you should be ashamed of yourself. You are a sorry excuse for a year and you should really consider sitting the fuck down somewhere. I think I speak for everyone when I say you can kiss our collective black behinds and the sooner you are over, the happier said black behinds will be. You are trash 2016. Go fuck yourself.