Ali Festival Youth Poetry and Art Contest

Photo courtesy of the Leroy Neiman Foundation. Drawn/Painted by Leroy Neiman. Youth Poetry and Art Contest The Muhammad Ali Center is seeking student artists to join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali for our annual Ali Festival. The Ali Center is calling students from grades K-12

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Muhammad Ali Center Athletes & Social Change Forum

The 2021 Forum will take place virtually on Thursday, June 24, 2021. The theme of the 2021 Forum will be “Collective Action and Amplifying the Political Power of Athletes and Sport.” The 2021 Forum seeks to give space and voice to collective action and the political power of athletes and sport. The

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Racism and COVID-19: Combating a Pandemic and Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Date: Wednesday, April 21st Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT) Panelists: Dan Wu, Small Business Owner & Activist Jon Silpayamanant, Intercultural Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer, Researcher, & Music Educator Florence Chang, Executive Administrator of Accountability, Research, and Systems Improvement for JCPS Monica Lakhwani, Multicultural Specialist for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and

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I Am America: This IS America

I Am America:  This IS America Date:  February 24, 2021 Time:  10:30-11:30 AM Featuring: Ricky L Jones: Chair, Pan African Studies Dept., University of Louisville Torie Weiston-Serdan: CEO, Youth Mentor Action Network Shawn Dove: Founder, Corporation for Black Male Achievement Moderator: Donald Lassere, President & CEO, Muhammad Ali Center On

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Community Connections Radio Show Youth Engagement Program

Community Connections Radio Show is looking forward to working with the Muhammad Ali Center, in order to provide an event that will inspire greatness in our local underserved youth by promoting the need to integrate Ali’s principles as a way to overcome and defeat adversity. Community Connections will utilize Muhammad

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Daughters of Greatness: Nzinga Garvey

Friday, June 3, 2022 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. As the granddaughter of Pan-Africanists Marcus Mosiah Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, Nzinga Garvey proudly continues the tradition of ‘faithful service’ to elevate our collective consciousness and celebrate our collective humanity. The Garvey legacy has left an indelible mark as evidenced

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21c Museum Hotel: Dress Up, Speak Up

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating the exhibition "Dress Up, Speak Up" occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the traditional coverings of ancient religious tradition,

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The MOTH Mainstage, a Curated Storytelling Event held in Cities around the World, to be Hosted at the Muhammad Ali Center on September 11th, 2019

Five Storytellers Share True Personal Stories about “Holding On and Letting Go” Live at the Muhammad Ali Center The Muhammad Ali Center and The MOTH, in partnership with 89.3 WFPL, will host‘The MOTH Mainstage’, an evening of stories shared live as five storytellers each take the stage and share a

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21c Museum Hotel: Global Folk Music Interactive

Immerse yourself in the music and dance of Africa, Latin America, and Kentucky with members of Louisville’s global community at this event at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville. We will enjoy music and dance interactive performances with Hamidou Koivogui and Gregory Acker (Guinean drum and dance), Fernando Moya and Zenon Llusco

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Red Cross Blood Drive in Honor of Muhammad Ali’s 80th Birthday

Community encouraged to give blood as Red Cross Blood supply is at a 10+ year low for this time of year On January 17, Muhammad Ali would have turned 80 years old. Throughout his life, he followed his principles, one of which was giving. Since January is National Blood Donor

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