Red Bike Moment©

Background When Muhammad Ali—then Cassius Marcellus Clay—was twelve years old, a thief stole his new red Schwinn bicycle outside of the annual Louisville Home Show. Clay, in tears, found a policeman to report the crime to and stated that he wanted to “whup” the thief who stole his bike. Serendipitously,

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Kazakhstani Boxing Delegation to Visit United States, Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 11, 2016) — A delegation of 13 Kazakhstani boxers and trainers will travel to the United States March 12-26 to visit community boxing programs and the Muhammad Ali Center, March 21-24, on an exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Participants include seven men and

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Muhammad Ali Center to host historic first showcase of I Was Here Project’s Ancestor Spirit Portraits

08.22.22 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Muhammad Ali Center to host historic first showcase of I Was Here Project’s Ancestor Spirit Portraits LOUISVILLE, Ky (Aug 22, 2022) — The Muhammad Ali Center is thrilled to offer the first exhibition of the I Was Here Project’s original Ancestor Spirit Portraits, which opens to the

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Kazakhstani Boxing Delegation Visits Louisville, Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 22, 2016) — A delegation of 12 Kazakhstani boxers and trainers are in Louisville this week as part of a two-week U.S. cultural exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Participants include seven men and five women from across Kazakhstan selected by the Kazakhstan Boxing

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Muhammad Ali Center to Partner for Fourth Annual Athletes and Social Change Forum

2016 Forum to serve as a think tank on a Declaration for Human Rights in SportsForum is online and freeLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 30, 2016) — The fourth annual Muhammad Ali Center Athletes and Social Change Forum, in partnership with University of Louisville, Brown University, and Athlete Ally, will take place

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I Am Ali Festival logo for website

Citywide “I Am Ali” Festival Kicks Off on June 1st at Muhammad Ali Appreciation Night with the Louisville Bats Baseball Team

Concludes with Closing Celebration, Presented by HorseShoe Southern Indiana on June 10th at Muhammad Ali Center More than 50 community events planned LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 22, 2018) — The citywide second annual “I Am Ali” Festival kicks off on Friday, June 1st with a Muhammad Ali Appreciation Night at Slugger

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Mayor Fischer Announces New ‘I Am Ali Festival’ and New Website, alilouisville.com

Website brings together all things about Ali in Louisville; festival meant to inspire childrenLOUISVILLE, KY (June 6, 2016) — Muhammad Ali was a global icon and a true citizen of the world. But he was first and always a citizen of Louisville, where he was born and raised.Louisville Mayor Greg

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Collections & Archive

Collections The purpose of the Muhammad Ali Center collection is to acquire, preserve and manage the documentary, photographic, artistic, film, audio, video graphic, electronic record, and three dimensional items of Muhammad’s Ali’s life and career (s) as an athlete, humanitarian, and public figure. The Muhammad Ali Center uses its collection

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Muhammad Ali Center Partners with Love the Hungry for Service Project Honoring Ali’s Birthday

**Edit: Due to Weather, this has been postponed until February** Staff to Participate in Meal-Packing Project on January 17thLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 16, 2018) — In honor of what would have been Muhammad Ali’s 76th birthday, the Muhammad Ali Center staff, Youth Programs, and Board of Directors are partnering with Love the

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Careers

The Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and an international education center that is inspired by the ideals of its founder Muhammad Ali which are to inspire greatness within each of us. Come join a team of dedicated staff!  We offer a variety of rewarding work experiences from entry

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