Power of Women

The Ali Center joined with the humanitarian organization CARE for a free screening of the award-winning film “A Powerful Noise.” This critically acclaimed documentary followed three women from different countries who had overcome seemingly insurmountable odds to bring lasting solution to their communities. The screening was followed by a panel

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Muhammad Ali Center to Host Fourth Annual Athletes and Social Change Forum

2016 Forum to serve as a think tank on a Declaration for Human Rights in SportsLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (November 23, 2015) — 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 on April 8-9, 2016 as

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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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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Major Donation from Islamic Relief USA In Support of Ali’s Legacy and the America to Zanzibar exhibition

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (November 19, 2018) — The Muhammad Ali Center today announced it has received a $100,000 donation from Islamic Relief USA in support of Muhammad Ali’s legacy. The donation will fund the Ali Center’s current temporary exhibit, America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far, which is on display

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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 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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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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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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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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