College Park, MD (November 9, 2011) --The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is saddened to
hear of the passing of boxing champ Joe Frazier.
Mr. Frazier for his support over the years.
Not only was he an amazing championship fighter, but Smokin'
Joe always gave back. Mr. Frazier was honored by the NABJ’s Sports Task Force
with a Pioneer Award at the NABJ convention in Philadelphia this summer.
"The world has lost a great champion. We will
always have respect and admiration for him. NABJ extends
heartfelt sympathies to the Frazier family,” said NABJ President Greg Lee Jr.
To view Mr. Frazier receiving the NABJ Sports Task Force
Pioneer Award, please view the video below.