Statement from Muhammad Ali about the increase of violent extremism in Syria and Iraq

“It saddens me to hear that innocent human beings are suffering and dying at the hands violent extremists. Despite widespread misconceptions based on ignorance and the misuse of the Holy Qur’an, Islam does not support terrorism and indiscriminate killing of innocent civilians. In order to end this violence and find

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Complete List of Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award Recipients and Presenters Announced – Includes A-List Celebrities

Bruno Mars benefit concert kicks off week of celebration before Muhammad Ali Humanitarian AwardsThe Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce the award recipients for its second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards to take place on Saturday, September 27 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards, presented

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Second Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Showcases International Humanitarians and Impact Muhammad Ali Has on Worldwide Causes

"The Champ” was in attendance to witness the greatness of diverse group of honoreesThe second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards presented by YUM! Brands Foundation took place this evening at the Louisville Downtown Marriott. The event was created to celebrate the greatness of people from around the world who are

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Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Spur Historic Athlete Reunion

Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Spur Historic Athlete ReunionThe second annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards presented by YUM! Brands Foundation will take place Saturday, September 27 at the Louisville Downtown Marriott. Hours before the event, for the first time in 47 years, five individuals who attended the legendary Cleveland Summit will

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Opening Acts Announced for CONGO14 Louisville – Ali Center Benefit Concert Featuring Bruno Mars, Sponsored by Horseshoe Southern Indiana

The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards, Southern Sirens Join Lineup Concert is September 20 at the Kentucky International Convention CenterIn celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the legendary “Rumble In The Jungle” boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, the Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce the opening

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CONGO14 Louisville – Featuring Bruno Mars – Student Ticket Rate Now Available

Sponsored by Horseshoe Southern Indiana - $99 STUDENT RATE TICKETS NOW ON SALE!! Concert is September 20 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KYFor more information about the Bruno Mars concert and its connection to CONGO14, click here. The concert venue (Kentucky International Convention Center) is an intimate

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Eat Well, Play Well Exhibit

A growing focus on fitness and health prompted the Muhammad Ali Center to open the temporary exhibit, Eat Well, Play Well, which taught visitors about the science of making healthy food choices while exploring fun and interesting ways to be active. Eat Well, Play Well answered questions like: Can you

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Give Peace a Chance Exhibit

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, in 1969, used “Bed-Ins” as a way to put themselves and their message of peace into the public spotlight. Visitors to the Muhammad Ali Center and Abbey Road on the River were able to learn more about the couple’s passion for peace and how they

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Stirring the Fire Exhibit

Stirring the Fire, a photography exhibition produced by social documentary photographer Phil Borges, opened on International Women’s Day 2014 and ran through Mother’s Day. Visitors to the exhibit learned about issues facing women and girls worldwide, regarding education, economic security, health, leadership, human trafficking, and various forms of violence. These

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Double V

The Muhammad Ali Center and the Filson Historical Society presented “Double V,” a 25-minute docudrama by playwright and director Larry Muhammad. This play was based on the career of Louisville Defender publisher Frank Stanley, a crusading black newsman during World War II who helped persuade President Truman to desegregate the

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