It has become a tradition for the Ali Center to show Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech to the community in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This year is no different. Join the Ali Center as it shows this historic speech every hour on the
Friday, August 28 :: 10:00 – 11:00 AM EDT For the past 8 years, the Muhammad Ali Center has proudly honored 49 prominent women leaders of social change, activism, and pursuits of justice. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, the Ali Center, in
This feature documentary focuses on Stevenson’s life and career – particularly his indictment of the U.S. criminal justice system for its role in codifying modern systemic racism – and tracks the intertwined histories of slavery, lynching, segregation and mass incarceration. Highlighting watershed moments involving cases and clients, True Justice offers a rare
Discussion with artist Imar Hutchins, grandson of Lyman T. Johnson, and current President of the University of Kentucky, Dr. Capilouto about the 70th anniversary of the desegregation of the university by Johnson. This event is FREE and open to the public.
See Muhammad Ali through a new lens in Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes, which uses Muhammad’s many appearances on the Emmy-winning The Dick Cavett Show, to give insight into The Champ’s legacy, in and out of the ring. Dick Cavett, legendary late night TV host from the 1960s-70s, will be onsite, as
Artist talk with Imar Hutchins and Louisville native Bradford Young The event is free and open to the public. We are experiencing technical difficulties with our website. The correct date and time for the artist talk is Friday, February 7th, 6:30-8:30pm. Doors open at 5:30pm.
Bridging The Racial Wealth Gap Wednesday, December 2nd :: 12:00-1:00PM In this discussion we will examine the policies and structures that help perpetuate staggering racial disparities in wealth in America. Our panel will discuss how this gap was created, why it persists and ways to combat it. Our panelists include:
Beyond Black History Month: Bringing Racial Justice Conversation Into Classrooms Wednesday, November 11th :: 12:30 – 1:30PM EDT In this program we will discuss ways to incorporate racial justice into school curriculum beyond just one month a year. Our panel will examine how teachers can create diverse, inclusive and equitable
Guided Tour Experiences for Individuals and Small Groups The Muhammad Ali Center is now offering special guided tour experiences for individual visitors and small groups throughout the week. Each tour will include a welcome, an in-depth introduction into the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali, and a