LeRoy Neiman Foundation Announces Major Artwork Donation to Muhammad Ali Center

Works include “Athlete of the Century,” a Favorite of Neiman’sDonation also Includes 15 Original Pieces by Muhammad Ali, and OthersAnnouncement Marks what would have been Ali’s 75th BirthdayLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 17, 2017) … On a date already deeply embedded in Muhammad Ali history—the late three-time heavyweight boxing champion and humanitarian

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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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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Days of Greatness Events (September 17-18) Leading Up to 2015 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards

Series of Community Events at Ali Center Includes Free Film Screenings, Free Exhibit Opening with Artist, and Local TV Journalist Dawne Gee as Daughters of Greatness SpeakerLOUISVILLE, Kentucky (September 10, 2015) — As is customary, the Muhammad Ali Center will host a series of community-based events on the two days

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Muhammad Ali Center’s “Stories of Ali: Deer Lake Training Camp in Pennsylvania” Free Public Forum to Highlight Muhammad Ali’s Training Camp Then and Now

Interviewees include Mike Madden, son of legendary football coach John Madden; and Deer Lake photographers Jeff Julian and Sonia Katchian  The Muhammad Ali Center’s next “Stories of Ali” lecture program, “Deer Lake Training Camp in Pennsylvania,” will focus on the training camp Muhammad Ali owned and trained at from 1972

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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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Fifth Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards Showcases International Humanitarians and Ali’s Worldwide Impact

HRH Princess Dr. Nisreen El-Hashemite, Patricia Arquette, Ashley Judd, Hill Harper among honorees LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (September 23, 2017) — The fifth annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards presented by Brown-Forman took place this evening at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. The fundraising gala celebrated people from around the world who are making a

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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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Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon Opens at the Muhammad Ali Center on August 19th

Exhibit open until January 8, 2018 LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (July 27, 2017) — Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon opens to the public at the Muhammad Ali Center on Saturday, August 19th. The exhibit, which is on display until January 8, 2018 and included in general admission, is based off the book

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