Lonnie Ali, Muhammad Ali Center, and Dr. Muhammad Babar To Co-Host Communitywide Inter-Faith, Inclusive Prayer Service on Sunday 

A Gathering for Compassion, Contemplation, Hope, and Healing Watch the full service HERE. WHAT: Compassion + Prayer = A Gathering for Hope and Healing A prayer service and community call to action: to pause, pray, unite, as we begin the process of healing our city, in the midst of the COVID pandemic,

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Muhammad Ali Center Launches “I Am America” Racial Justice Virtual Programming Series

First of Three Programs Will Take Place on Wednesday, August 26th Named after Muhammad Ali’s famous quote, “I Am America. I am the part you won’t recognize,” the Muhammad Ali Center’s new virtual program series will be comprised of bold, courageous, and challenging conversations that tackle the topic of racial justice.

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100 Years Later: The Collective Power of Women

Muhammad Ali Center and Metro United Way Team up to Present Online Program In observance this month of the 100 year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, women’s right to vote, the Muhammad Ali Center and Metro United Way have teamed up to present a virtual program called

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The Muhammad Ali Center announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training for Businesses and Organizations

Programming Also Available to Advanced High School and College Students With systemic and institutionalized racism being one of the defining issues of our time, the Muhammad Ali Center has devised a new series of training sessions and workshops that focus on diversity, anti-racism, equity, inclusion, and social justice. These program

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Professional and Olympic Athletes Tell Personal Stories of Mentoring as a Social Justice Tool

Muhammad Ali Center Forum Highlights Athletes, Activists, & Experts, Including McCourty Twins, Champion Boxer Laila Ali, NBA’s Jason Collins, Olympic Legend Dr. John Carlos, Other Changemakers “It’s a human right to be concerned about humanity,” said Dr. John Carlos during a virtual roundtable discussion with fellow athletes and activists last

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A Note on Religious Diversity

By Thomas Hauser Twenty years ago, I had a long conversation with George Foreman about religion. George became a born-again Christian in 1977 and an ordained minister in 1978. “Good is good, whether or not one believes in Jesus,” George told me. “To be good is to be saved.” On

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Muhammad Ali Center Re-Opens on Wednesday, July 1st

Reduced Hours of Operation; Health & Safety and COVID19 Guidelines in Place The Muhammad Ali Center is pleased to announce its re-opening to the public tomorrow, July 1st; the Center has been closed to the public since March 14th as a result of the COVID19 pandemic. Reduced hours for visitors,

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Muhammad Ali Center to Temporarily Close Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Critical Measure to Secure Safety and Health of Employees, Visitors, and the Community at Large; Interim Operations Plan in Place The Muhammad Ali Center announced today that it will close temporarily in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Center takes seriously the health and safety of the global and local

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Shining a Light: Women’s Fight for the Right to Open at Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, March 7th

Seventh annual photography exhibition focuses on women’s suffrage around the world A part of the citywide celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act The Muhammad Ali Center’s seventh annual international photography contest and exhibition, Shining a Light, opens to the

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Muhammad Ali Center Just Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Now One of Only Five Sites in the Entire Commonwealth of Kentucky In recognition of Black History Month, the Muhammad Ali Center has just been added to the list of sites comprising the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, a collection of churches, courthouses, schools, museums and other landmarks across 15 states,

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