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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Ah, Whatta ‘Bout Mimi: Butterflies and Bees

Ah, Whatta 'Bout Mimi will host a balloon photo frame or backdrop available for selfies and photographs. The decor will feature butterflies and bees to remember the Champ. Event Location: 701 West Market StLouisville, KY 40202Dates: 06/01/18 - 06/10/18Website: http://www.whattaboutmimi.com/

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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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XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness Opens to the Public at the Muhammad Ali Center on June 6th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :: PRESS RELEASE XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness Opens to the Public at the Muhammad Ali Center on June 6th “Everyone longs to be loved. And the greatest thing we can do is let people know that they are loved and capable of loving.”  —Fred

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Muhammad Ali Kentucky Humanitarian Awardee Announced

Dr. Andrew Moore, II, of Lexington, Kentucky to Receive Kentucky Humanitarian Award at Third Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards This SeptemberMoore is Honored for Founding ‘Surgery On Sunday’LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 3, 2015) — Dr. Andrew Moore, II, a Lexington-based plastic surgeon, will be presented the 2015 Kentucky Humanitarian Award at

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GLOBAL PREMIERE OF CITY OF ALI DOCUMENTARY TO TAKE PLACE AT MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER, FOLLOWED BY PUBLIC SCREENINGS THROUGHOUT THE ANNUAL “ALI FESTIVAL” JUNE 3-13

Film Depicts the Magic & Moments that Occurred in Ali’s Hometown Louisville 5 Years Ago During the Week of His Passing Documentary Set for National Release June 4 by Abramorama  On the five year anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing, the world premiere of City of Ali, a documentary that tells

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Muhammad Ali and The Coronavirus

Muhammad Ali and The Coronavirus by Thomas Hauser Someone asked me recently what I thought Muhammad Ali would make of the burgeoning coronavirus crisis. Let's start by noting what Ali was not. He was a not a doctor. He was not a scientist. He was not socio-economic planner. He was

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Central High School Unveils LeRoy Neiman Art Studio

Celebrates friendship of Central alum Muhammad Ali, artist LeRoy Neiman Studio Funded by LeRoy Neiman and Janet Byrne Neiman Foundation in New York Built by Good Tidings Foundation LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 7, 2018) — The LeRoy Neiman Art Studio was unveiled today at Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky, as

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