Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask

Join us for a screening of “Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond The Mask” a feature length documentary on the life and legacy of the first African American poet/writer to gain international fame. The filmmaker, Frederick Lewis, a professor at Ohio University, will be on hand to introduce the film and lead

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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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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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The Kentucky Center for Performing Arts: Joe Biden: American Promise Tour

Former Vice President Joe Biden's life and work has embodied the spirit of Muhammad Ali. As a scrappy kid from Scranton who rose to the Office of Vice President, he has always believed that when given a chance, ordinary people can do extraordinary things. During his 45 years of public

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30 for 30 Film: Run Ricky Run

Run Ricky Run Tuesday, December 11th 6:00 p.m. Ricky Williams does not conform to America's definition of the modern athlete. In 2004, with rumors of another positive marijuana test looming, the Miami Dolphins running back traded adulation and a mansion in South Florida for anonymity and a seven dollars a

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Heather Heyer to be Honored Posthumously as 2017 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awardee for Social Justice; Heyer’s Mother, Susan Bro, to Accept Award

Musical Entertainment includes IMAJ, The Paragon Project, CJ Vanston, Tom Strahle Tickets Available Through September 8th NOTE to Members of the Media:  The deadline for receiving media credential requests is Wednesday, September 13th. For more information and to fill out an online request, visit LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (September 6, 2017) —

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30 for 30 Film: Unguarded

Unguarded Tuesday, November 27th 6:00 p.m. Chris Herren of Fall River, Mass., was a high school basketball standout who battled the pressures of making it big from an early age. After dropping out of Boston College, Chris landed on Jerry Tarkanian's notorious Fresno State team, where players were likely to

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MACCS Virtual Discussion: Continuing the Legacy, Continuing the Dream

Join our discussion of Muhammad Ali and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students (MACCS) present “Continuing the Legacy, Continuing the Dream.”   This Online Panel will discuss the legacy of Muhammad Ali and Dr. King

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30 for 30 Film: 26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story

26 Years: The Dewey-Bozella Story Tuesday, October 30th 6:00 p.m. ESPN Films tells the inspirational story of Dewey Bozella and follows him through his quest to fight one professional fight as a free man. A promising young boxer from a troubled family, Bozella was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1983

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30 for 30 Film: Into the Wind

Into the Wind Tuesday, September 11th 6:00 p.m. In 1980, Terry Fox continued his fight against bone cancer with the pursuit of a singular, motivating vision: to run across Canada. Three years after having his right leg amputated six inches above the knee after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, Fox set

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