WHAT: The Muhammad Ali Center’s newest temporary exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?, opens to the public on September 24th. The Center is offering a free preview day for media and local partners to view the award-winning interactive exhibit prior to its opening. RACE helps visitors understand what race is and what it is not. The exhibit provides a look at race from biological, cultural and historical points of view and provides the tools to recognize racial ideas and practices in contemporary American life. RACE invites visitors to discover the many reasons we should celebrate our differences and explore our shared histories.
WHEN: Friday, September 23rd from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Muhammad Ali Center / 144 N. Sixth St. / Louisville, KY 40202
The Muhammad Ali Center, a 501(c)3 corporation, was co-founded by Muhammad Ali and his wife Lonnie in their hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The international cultural center promotes the six core principles of Muhammad Ali (Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, and Spirituality) in ways that inspire personal and global greatness and provides programming and events around the focus areas of education, gender equity, and global citizenship. Its newest initiative, Generation Ali, fosters a new generation of leaders to contribute positively to their communities and to change the world for the better. The Center’s headquarters also contains an award-winning museum experience. For more information, please visit www.alicenter.org
Senior Director of Public Relations and External Affairs