NBC News’ and MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to Host Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards on September 17th

“Six Core Principle” Recipients Named, Other Awardees to be Announced Shortly LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (August 4, 2016) — Craig Melvin, national correspondent on NBC News’ TODAY and anchor on MSNBC, will host the Fourth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards on Saturday, September 17th in Louisville, Ky at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.

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Muhammad Ali Center to Host Second ‘First Friday at the MAC’ in Partnership with First Friday Hop

Activities Include Live Music, Trivia, Poetry Workshop and SlamLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 28, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center, in partnership with the Republic Bank First Friday Hop, will host the second ‘First Friday at the MAC’ on Friday, August 5th from 5:00-10:00 p.m. The family-friendly block party at the Ali

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RACE: Are We So Different Exhibit Opens to the Public at the Muhammad Ali Center on September 24

Exhibit will be the largest temporary exhibit in the Center’s history and the first on display in the new exhibition spaceLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 20, 2016) — RACE: Are We So Different? opens to the public at the Muhammad Ali Center on September 24th. The highly-praised exhibit, which runs through January

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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Judge Angela McCormick Bisig as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

Bisig will speak on Friday, August 12thLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 15, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Judge Angela McCormick Bisig. Gray will speak at the Center on Friday, August 12th. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30

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Global Legacy of Muhammad Ali Honored by UPS Grant

$500,000 Gift to Fund Muhammad Ali center Education Programs to Foster New Generation of Leaders to Carry on Muhammad’s LegacyLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 20, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center today announced it has received a $500,000 grant from The UPS Foundation to honor the legacy of the late humanitarian, cultural

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Muhammad Ali Center to Host Inaugural ‘First Friday at the MAC’ in Partnership with First Friday Hop

James Lindsey (AKA Jalin Roze) and the Grand Nationals to Perform with Teddy AbramsLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 17, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center, in partnership with the Republic Bank First Friday Hop, launches the inaugural ‘First Friday at the MAC’ on Friday, July 1st from 5:00-9:00 p.m. The family-friendly block

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Muhammad Ali Center to Announce Significant Gift

The Muhammad Ali Center will announce a significant gift at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20. The gift will allow the Center to continue the special legacy of the late, great Muhammad Ali.Please contact the Ali Center’s PR team at 502.992.5301 or 502.992.5334, or email Jeanie Kahnke at jkahnke@alicenter.org or Becky

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Statement from Muhammad Ali Center Regarding Orlando Tragedy

Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center said,“Three days ago, the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville said its final good bye to our founder Muhammad Ali, one of the world’s most famous and outspoken proponents of universal peace and oneness.  During the memorial service for Muhammad Ali,

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U.S. Postal Service Commemorating the Two Most Important Muslim Festivals With Issuance of New Eid Stamp

The United States Postal Service observes the two most important festivals—or Eids—in the Islamic calendar: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha with a special dedication ceremony for the new Eid stamp.Like other stamps in the Postal Service’s Holiday Celebrations series, the Eid stamp is being issued as a Forever stamp. Forever

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Ali Memorial and Funeral Procession Information

Memorial Service at the Yum! CenterOn Friday, June 10th, Yum! Center doors will open at 11:30 a.m.Traffic: The city is offering ticket-holders with free parking and shuttle service from the Kentucky Expo Center to the Yum! Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday.TARC buses will provide free rides on all routes

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