Ibn Ali Miller speaks next to his mother, Sabrina Winters, at a city council meeting in Atlantic City, where he was honored March 22. (Edward Lea/Press of Atlantic City via AP)
Two high school boys brawled in the middle of a residential street as their friends watched, some laughing, others encouraging and one recording.
But ultimately what that video captured was not another ugly street fight. Instead, it showed a remarkable display of humanity from a stranger who intervened with something much more powerful than fists.
Ibn Ali Miller, a 26-year-old Muslim man from Atlantic City, had run an errand for his mother when he happened upon the group of teens gathered on the neighborhood street corner. In the video that has now been seen by millions, and has been praised by the likes of LeBron James and Snoop Dogg, Miller puts himself between the fighting boys and offers them some tough love.
“You’re …
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