Muhammad Ali to Serve as Symbol for International Mentoring Day on January 17, 2016 as Part of National Mentoring Month

International Mentoring Day to Highlight and Celebrate the Power of Mentoring as Core to Development and Social ChangeInitiative to Take Place on Muhammad Ali’s 74th BirthdayLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (December 17, 2015) — From apprenticeships to elder circles, intentional relationships have always been important in generational knowledge transfer for a society. Many

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The Ali Center teams up with APH to expand accessibility

Indoor Explorer allows people who are blind or visually impaired to navigate buildings LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 18, 2018) – The first of Muhammad Ali’s six core principles is confidence. Through a recent partnership with American Printing House for the Blind (APH), the Muhammad Ali Center is ensuring people who are

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Bestselling Authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander Launch ‘Becoming Muhammad Ali’ Children’s Book with 10/5 Event featuring Lonnie Ali

The writers will celebrate the release of their new book with a live virtual event hosted by Louisville’s Carmichael’s Bookstore, in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Center. Bestselling authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander will celebrate the release of their new children’s book, Becoming Muhammad Ali, with a live virtual

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Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students

In 2002 the Muhammad Ali Council of Students (M.A.C.C.S.) was formed around a motto that Muhammad Ali has often used himself, “Service is the rent we pay for our stay here on earth.” Through this outstanding group of students, our goal is to identify new ways of relaying the Center’s

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Muhammad Ali Center’s “Stories of Ali: Ali’s West End” Lecture Highlights Ali’s Louisville Roots

June 2nd program part of the “I Am Ali” Festival Interviewees include three of Ali’s childhood peers LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 29, 2018) — The Muhammad Ali Center’s next “Stories of Ali” lecture program, “Ali’s West End,” will feature contemporaries of Ali, his neighbors and schoolmates, who will share their memories

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The Muhammad Ali Center and Flyaway Books Co-Host “Believing in a Better World” with the Creators of For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World

Free Virtual Event on Sept. 23rd Celebrates New Picture Book and Helps Adults Talk with Children about Race and Racial Violence The Muhammad Ali Center and Flyaway Books will co-host “Believing in a Better World: Talking with Children about Race and Racial Violence” on Wednesday, September 23rd from 7-8:30pm ET.

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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Free Film Screenings for International Women’s Month

Co-sponsored by the Muhammad Ali Center and Humanity Passport ProjectLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (March 10, 2016) — In partnership with the Humanity Passport Project, the Muhammad Ali Center is screening two free films for International Women’s Month in the Center’s auditorium. The screenings are Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th. While

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Citywide “I Am Ali” Festival Kicks Off on June 1st at Muhammad Ali Appreciation Night with the Louisville Bats Baseball Team

Concludes with Closing Celebration, Presented by HorseShoe Southern Indiana on June 10th at Muhammad Ali Center More than 50 community events planned LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 22, 2018) — The citywide second annual “I Am Ali” Festival kicks off on Friday, June 1st with a Muhammad Ali Appreciation Night at Slugger

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Professional and Olympic Athletes Tell Personal Stories of Mentoring as a Social Justice Tool

Muhammad Ali Center Forum Highlights Athletes, Activists, & Experts, Including McCourty Twins, Champion Boxer Laila Ali, NBA’s Jason Collins, Olympic Legend Dr. John Carlos, Other Changemakers “It’s a human right to be concerned about humanity,” said Dr. John Carlos during a virtual roundtable discussion with fellow athletes and activists last

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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Margeaux Gray as Its Next Daughters of Greatness Speaker

Gray will speak on Friday, June 3rdLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (May 13, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness speaker: Margeaux Gray. Gray will speak at the Center on Friday, June 3rd. The event will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and

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