Details on the Memorial Service for Muhammad Ali

MEMORIAL SERVICEMuhammad Ali’s funeral will take place in his hometown of Louisville, KY on Friday, June 10th at the KFC Yum! Center. The service will be open to the public and will begin at 2:00 p.m.  For those unable to attend, it will be streamed live from www.alicenter.org. The event

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Mayor Fischer Announces New ‘I Am Ali Festival’ and New Website, alilouisville.com

Website brings together all things about Ali in Louisville; festival meant to inspire childrenLOUISVILLE, KY (June 6, 2016) — Muhammad Ali was a global icon and a true citizen of the world. But he was first and always a citizen of Louisville, where he was born and raised.Louisville Mayor Greg

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Louisville Orchestra’s Teddy Abrams to Perform Muhammad Ali Tribute

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 5, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center wishes to express its deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to Lonnie and the Muhammad Ali family and friends. In order to reinforce the Ali Center’s role in the community as a “gathering place,” the Ali Center is proud to announce

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Active Duty U.S. Military and Their Families Receive Free Ali Center Admission Through Labor Day

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 31, 2016) — As a member of the Blue Star Museums program, the Muhammad Ali Center is proud to offer free admission to active duty United States military personnel and their families through Labor Day on September 5th.Visitors must show a valid military I.D. at the admission

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Muhammad Ali Center Partners with World Affairs Council for Film Screening

Evening includes discussion with the film’s translatorLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 17, 2016) — In partnership with the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana, the Muhammad Ali Center is showing Frame By Frame on May 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the Center’s auditorium. This is a ticketed event. A discussion

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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Margeaux Gray as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

Gray will speak on Friday, June 3rdLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 13, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Margeaux Gray. Gray will speak at the Center on Friday, June 3rd. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and

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FUSION to Serve as Exclusive Media Partner for The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

Date Set for September 17, 2016 in Louisville, KentuckyLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 20, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center today announced that FUSION will serve as the exclusive media partner for the 2016 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards. FUSION is a multi-platform media company that champions a diverse, inclusive America with content

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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Free Film Screening in April

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 13, 2016) — In partnership with KET, the Muhammad Ali Center is hosting a FREE Indie Lens Pop Up film screening April 21stin the Center’s auditorium. This film is part of the Center’s ongoing programming, “The Bond :: Connecting Community through Cinema.” While the screening is free,

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Muhammad Ali Voted “Athlete of the Century” by ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’ on Publication’s 120th Anniversary

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 4, 2016) — The longstanding and widely distributed European newspaper, La Gazzetta dello Sport, located in Italy, named Muhammad Ali as the “Athlete of the Century” in recognizing its 120 years of publication.“This is a very prestigious honor for me,” stated Ali. “It’s hard to believe that

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Muhammad Ali Center to Partner for Fourth Annual Athletes and Social Change Forum

2016 Forum to serve as a think tank on a Declaration for Human Rights in SportsForum is online and freeLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 30, 2016) — The fourth annual Muhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum, in partnership with University of Louisville, Brown University, and Athlete Ally, will take place

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