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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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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You can’t be Neutral:  White Anti-racism Past and Present 

Wednesday, October 7 :: 12:00PM EDT This special program is in partnership with the University of Louisville, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research (ABI), Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice & The Carl Braden Memorial Center. From the abolitionists to the Civil Rights Movement to so-called “color-blindness” to today’s uprisings, a few whites have always

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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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Athletes and Social Change: Creative Expression: Art, Athletics, and Activism

How does creative expression influence the athletes and social change movement? What are athletes, advocates, and leaders doing to utilize creative expression—such as photography, music, film, short stories, poetry, drawing/painting, and sculpture—to raise their voices for human rights in sport and in society. How can creative expression change the narrative

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