Muhammad Ali Center Statement on #BlackLivesMatter

At the Muhammad Ali Center, Black Lives Matter. Black Lives are our Foundation and a Paramount Part of our Legacy. Black Lives are our Community, our Families, our Colleagues, and our Leadership. The Muhammad Ali Center promotes Social Justice locally, nationally, and globally in order to advance fair and equitable

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Statement from Muhammad Ali about the increase of violent extremism in Syria and Iraq

“It saddens me to hear that innocent human beings are suffering and dying at the hands violent extremists. Despite widespread misconceptions based on ignorance and the misuse of the Holy Qur’an, Islam does not support terrorism and indiscriminate killing of innocent civilians. In order to end this violence and find

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Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Honored as 2014 Caring Award Winners

Caring Institute Recognizes Lonnie and Muhammad as Advocates for Children and for Combating Neurological DiseaseLonnie and Muhammad Ali will be commemorated at the Caring Awards Ceremony at the Omni Montelucia Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona where they will be inducted into the Caring Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 18.Senators Bob

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Muhammad Ali Center to Temporarily Close Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Critical Measure to Secure Safety and Health of Employees, Visitors, and the Community at Large; Interim Operations Plan in Place The Muhammad Ali Center announced today that it will close temporarily in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Center takes seriously the health and safety of the global and local

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Muhammad Ali Exhibit at the O2 in London Opens

Exhibit features Muhammad Ali Center items and informationDrawing open to UK residents to win trip to KentuckyAlso includes Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award tickets and admission to the CenterLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 4, 2016) — “I Am the Greatest”, at the O2 arena, an exhibition on the life, career, and continuing legacy

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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

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Live Virtual Event: ‘Champion of Service: Celebrating Muhammad Ali’

EVENT HONORS MUHAMMAD ALI’S 80th BIRTHDAY ‘Champion of Service: Celebrating Muhammad Ali’ to feature reflections from individuals close to the late world heavyweight champion and humanitarian and an opportunity for viewers across the country to participate in The Greatest Giveback Click here to join the nationwide live virtual event on

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Discover Your Superpower

On Sunday, May 20, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, the Global Game Changers Student Empowerment Program, in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Center, will be hosting its 4th annual “Discover Your Superpower” celebration. Families are welcome to come join the celebration at any time throughout the afternoon as 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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KMAC Museum: Contemporary Perspectives

Join Jaison A. Gardner and Dr. Kaila Story, the hosts of the weekly podcast Strange Fruit: Musings on Politics, Pop Culture, and Black Gay Life, for a free lecture regarding Muhammad Ali's legacy and influence on Louisville communities. Bridging gaps between Ali and LGBTQ+ icons, Story and Gardner will discuss

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