The Campaign for Black Male Achievement: Love Learn Lead Concert

*No cover charge to attend Join CBMA as we celebrate the soulful voices of Linkin' Bridge and Jeanna Dean in celebration of the I Am Ali Festival at 4th Street Live! With special guest Ibn Ali (Nephew of Muhammad Ali) Linkin' Bridge: http://www.linkinbridgeofficial.com/ Jeanna Dean: https://www.jennadeanmusic.com/ Event Location: 4th Street

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Empowering Children Through Story Amid Social Crisis

Empowering Children Through Story Amid Social Crisis Thursday, November 11, 2021 5:30-6:30 PM at the Muhammad Ali Center Please join the Muhammad Ali Center for a special presentation by award-winning author Michael W. Waters!  Dr. Waters will talk about the importance of stories and how they can help empower children

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Louisville Handcrafted Event

On Friday, June 1, from 12 to 2 pm, the Louisville Visitor Center will be hosting a lunchtime event honoring Muhammad Ali. Guests will be able to enjoy butterfly or bee-shaped cookies and punch.While there, be sure to check out the "Ali's Louisville" exhibit that spotlights key Louisville landmarks in

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I AM ALI Photo Challenge

Stop by the Louisville Visitor Center (corner of 4th & Jefferson Streets) to explore Muhammad Ali’s ties to his hometown in the “Ali’s Louisville” display. It features images of Ali landmarks throughout the city, like the Muhammad Ali Center (an international cultural and educational facility inspired by the ideals of

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“Footsteps of Greatness” – Muhammad Ali Louisville Landmarks Self-Guided Tour

A global icon was lost with the death of Muhammad Ali on June 3, 2016. And, while the world grieved his passing, Louisville lost one of its most beloved sons. Ali, while loved and revered throughout the world, always considered Louisville to be his home. A week-long tribute and memorial

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Past Awards Information

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5 Questions for Farah Pandith, Muhammad Ali Global Peace Laureate from journalist Ann Curry Ann Curry: In the year since your appointment as Global Peace Laureate, many in our world have struggled with disease, acrimony, fear and uncertainty, which Read more Comments off 13 Sep NEW MULTIMEDIA MURALS WILL BE

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Louisville Bats Baseball Team Kicks off Six-Week Citywide “I Am Ali” Festival Tickets Still Available for “Muhammad Ali Appreciation Night” on June 3rd

 Game to take place on one year anniversary of Ali’s passingFestival to run through July 15 with nearly 70 community events planned  LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 4, 2017) — A six-weeklong, citywide, summer “I Am Ali” Festival will kick off on Saturday, June 3rd, the first anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing,

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“I Am Ali” Festival Celebrating Legacy of “The Greatest”

To Debut in Muhammad Ali’s Hometown in 2017Six Week Festival Will Run from June 3-July 15LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 25, 2017) —The previously announced “I Am Ali” festival, celebrating the legacy of native son and global humanitarian Muhammad Ali in his hometown of Louisville, has expanded from an original ten days

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Ferdinand’s Ball Gala Returns April 30, Announces New Partnership

This year’s premier Derby kickoff event will serve as a joint fundraiser for the Muhammad Ali Center and Old Friends Equine Retirement Facility.LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 13, 2015)… The sixth annual Ferdinand’s Ball gala will kick off the Derby party season this year on Thursday, April 30. For the first time,

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