Local Brother-Sister Team Reach $35,000 Humanitarian Goal to Build Hospital in Africa

Gabriel “Gabe the Cake Man” and Olivia Feinn Receive Final Contribution at 2014 Humanitarian AwardsGabriel and Olivia Feinn set out with a goal of raising $35,000 to build a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and achieved that goal—in just under a year—at the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

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The Muhammad Ali Center and America Abroad Media Present “The Universal Title – Muhammad Ali’s Spiritual Journey,” A Public Radio Special and Podcast Hosted by Preacher Moss

One-Hour Radio Special to be Released April 12 – the Beginning of Ramadan – With Public Radio Distribution from PRX There may be no other athlete (or individual) on the world’s stage whose life has been as heavily documented as Muhammad Ali’s. Yet for all the ways the legendary athlete

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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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Laura Douglas Named Ali Center’s Interim President and CEO

First Woman, First Black Woman to Lead the Organization Will be Engaged in The Center’s Public Re-Opening on April 1st and The Muhammad Ali Festival in June Laura M. Douglas, the Ali Center’s Immediate Past Board Chair, and a member of its Board of Directors for a decade, has been

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Donald Lassere Stepping Down as Muhammad Ali Center President and CEO

Relocating to his Hometown Roots Has Accepted Position as President and CEO of Chicago History Museum LOUISVILLE, KY (February 16, 2021) —Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center is stepping down from his leadership role after almost nine years and is relocating to his hometown of Chicago,

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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

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Muhammad Ali Center Welcomes Dr. Brandy Kelly Pryor as Its Next “Daughters of Greatness” Speaker

Kelly Pryor will present on Friday, February 24thLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (February 8, 2017) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its upcoming Daughters of Greatness presenter: Dr. Brandy Kelly Pryor. Kelly Pryor will present at the Center on Friday, February 24th. The event will begin with a hot breakfast

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism

The Muhammad Ali Center’s Education Department offers powerful engagements and workshops focused on diversity, anti-racism, equity, inclusion, and social justice. How We’re Different We are not a for-profit DEI company; we are a social justice non-profit. Every dollar invested through our DEIA program supports the mission, vision, and programs of

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RACE: Are We So Different Exhibit Opens to the Public at the Muhammad Ali Center on September 24

Exhibit will be the largest temporary exhibit in the Center’s history and the first on display in the new exhibition spaceLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 20, 2016) — RACE: Are We So Different? opens to the public at the Muhammad Ali Center on September 24th. The highly-praised exhibit, which runs through January

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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Farah Pandith as First-Ever Muhammad Ali Global Peace Laureate

On United Nations International Day of Peace Today, on the United Nations International Day of Peace, the Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce the appointment of Ms. Farah Pandith as its first-ever Muhammad Ali Global Peace Laureate, a distinction that will amplify Ali’s message of peace, respect, and mutual

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