Radical Love and Remarkable Acts of Service During COVID-19

Nothing prepared us for the unexpected historic moment that we find ourselves in today. Social distancing precautions for the coronavirus, Covid-19, has sent so many of us to our homes to shelter in place, care for our children and do our best to continue their education, while also attempting to

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LeRoy Neiman Foundation Announces Major Artwork Donation to Muhammad Ali Center

Works include “Athlete of the Century,” a Favorite of Neiman’sDonation also Includes 15 Original Pieces by Muhammad Ali, and OthersAnnouncement Marks what would have been Ali’s 75th BirthdayLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 17, 2017) … On a date already deeply embedded in Muhammad Ali history—the late three-time heavyweight boxing champion and humanitarian

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Using Muhammad Ali’s Legacy as a Pathfinder

By: Tabatha McNulty Sure, growing up I was familiar with the name Muhammad Ali, and knew he was labeled as “The Greatest”, but I was wrong in thinking he held that prestigious title only because he was an incredible athlete. It wasn’t until I moved to Louisville for college that

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Yarmuth, Schweikert Introduce Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act

WASHINGTON (January 18, 2017) – In recognition of Muhammad Ali’s 75thbirthday and in honor of his contributions to our nation, Representatives John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Dave Schweikert (R-AZ) have introduced H.R. 579, the Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act, legislation that would direct the U.S. Treasury to mint a limited number of

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“Don’t count the days — make the days count” with small acts of kindness

The world is changing fast — every day seems to bring another seismic shift during the COVID-19 crisis. In our “new normal,” with social distancing policies in place, an avalanche of daily news updates and uncertainty about the future, one can feel isolated and powerless. One important thing, however, has

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Statement from Donald Lassere, President and CEO, Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 4, 2016) — “On behalf everyone associated with the Muhammad Ali Center and everyone in the Louisville community who loved Muhammad, we want to express our deepest sympathies to his wife, Lonnie, and Muhammad’s entire family. “His wife, Lonnie once said, that Muhammad belongs to the world.

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“Fifty Percent-Off February” And Other Museum Row Discounts Offered Exclusively for Kentucky and Indiana Residents

The Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Muhammad Ali Center, and Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company—all partners in downtown Louisville’s Museum Row on Main (MROM) — are teaming up to offer Fifty Percent-off  adult admissions during the month of February.   Fifty Percent-Off February, a Museum Row promotion that

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Metro United Way and The Muhammad Ali Center Host “The Greatest Give Back”

Full Day of Service to Honor Muhammad Ali’s 78th Birthday WHAT: The Greatest Give Back WHEN: Friday, January 17, 2020 The Greatest Confidence Service Project: 9-11 a.m. The Greatest Care Service Project: 12-2 p.m. The Greatest Comfort Service Project: 3-5 p.m. WHERE: Muhammad Ali Center, 144 North Sixth Street, Louisville, Ky. WHO: Donald Lassere,

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HBO Premiere: Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight

In conjunction with the Inaugural Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards and Days of Greatness events, this private event premiered HBO Film’s Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight. Inspired by the book by the same name written by longtime Muhammad Ali photographer and biographer, Howard L. Bingham, it was directed by Academy Award nominee

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UofL to Honor Muhammad Ali with Inaugural Grawemeyer Spirit Award

Public is Invited to September 17 CeremonyLOUISVILLE, Kentucky – The University of Louisville will pay tribute to Muhammad Ali in a free, public ceremony Sept. 17 as the legendary boxer and humanitarian receives the inaugural Grawemeyer Spirit Award.The prize marks the 30th anniversary of the Grawemeyer Awards and will be

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