Muhammad Ali Center Partners with the Filson for Henry D. Ormsby III Seminar Series: “Muhammad Ali”

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (November 10, 2016) — Every Monday in November, The Filson Historical Society in association with the Muhammad Ali Center, will host a lecture on the life of Muhammad Ali as part of our biannual Henry D. Ormsby III Seminar Series. Each lecture will examine a different period of

Continue reading
ambassador shabazz

Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Ambassador Shabazz as Its Next “Daughters of Greatness” Speaker

Shabazz will speak on Friday, January 20thLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 10, 2017) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Ambassador Shabazz. Shabazz will speak at the Center on Friday, January 20th. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and

Continue reading

Becoming a Champion: Courage Matters

I was a few weeks from participating in my third Olympic Games when I received a phone call from Billy Payne, the Chairman of the Atlanta Organizing Committee for the 1996 Games.  I had been looking forward to swimming in Atlanta, mostly because it was an opportunity to defend my

Continue reading

Newburg Middle School Students Present “Find Your Greatness Within” Essays

Each year, students at Newburg Middle School participate in the “Find Your Greatness Within” essay contest during Black History Month. Students are asked to identify an African American figure who has inspired them towards greatness and to choose one or more of Ali’s six core principles that they think they

Continue reading

The MOTH Mainstage, a Curated Storytelling Event held in Cities around the World, to be Hosted at the Muhammad Ali Center on September 11th, 2019

Five Storytellers Share True Personal Stories about “Holding On and Letting Go” Live at the Muhammad Ali Center The Muhammad Ali Center and The MOTH, in partnership with 89.3 WFPL, will host‘The MOTH Mainstage’, an evening of stories shared live as five storytellers each take the stage and share a

Continue reading

THE MOTH MAINSTAGE

THE MOTH AND THE MUHAMMAD ALI CENTER PRESENT: THE MOTH MAINSTAGE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 89.3 WFPL TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE! SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 SIXTH FLOOR, VIEW POINTE HALL6:30PM DOORS OPEN :: 7:30PM STORIES BEGIN The theme will be Holding On And Letting Go: The Moth in Louisville. Our Host:  Jon Goode

Continue reading

New Brand for Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport Celebrated with Official Unveiling

Today history was made as the new brand for the recently renamed Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) was officially unveiled by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lonnie Ali, wife of Muhammad Ali. Officials with the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, the Muhammad Ali Center and Louisville Tourism also took part

Continue reading