Statement from Muhammad Ali On the Passing of Ernie Terrell

Ali Mourns Passing of Fellow Fighter“I am saddened by the news of Ernie Terrell’s passing. He and I go back almost fifty years. While we competed in the ring only once, we became friends outside of it. Ernie and I had a mutual understanding about the professional versus personal elements

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Ali Memorial and Funeral Procession Information

Memorial Service at the Yum! CenterOn Friday, June 10th, Yum! Center doors will open at 11:30 a.m.Traffic: The city is offering ticket-holders with free parking and shuttle service from the Kentucky Expo Center to the Yum! Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday.TARC buses will provide free rides on all routes

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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Free Film Screening in April

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (April 13, 2016) — In partnership with KET, the Muhammad Ali Center is hosting a FREE Indie Lens Pop Up film screening April 21stin the Center’s auditorium. This film is part of the Center’s ongoing programming, “The Bond :: Connecting Community through Cinema.” While the screening is free,

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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