Ali Center Announces Black History Month Programming: “Mr. Temple & The Tigerbelles” and “Long Time Coming” Film Screenings

Tigerbelles to include Four Olympic Medalists, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist, David Maraniss, and Film Producers Tom Neff and Shelley Hay Tickets Available on Alicenter.org LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (January 18, 2019) — The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its Black History Month programming:  a screening,reception, and panel discussion of “Mr.Temple &

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You can’t be Neutral:  White Anti-racism Past and Present 

Wednesday, October 7 :: 12:00PM EDT This special program is in partnership with the University of Louisville, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research (ABI), Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice & The Carl Braden Memorial Center. From the abolitionists to the Civil Rights Movement to so-called “color-blindness” to today’s uprisings, a few whites have always

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I Am America: Examining the Intersections of Racism and Islamophobia

I Am America:  Examining the Intersections of Racism and Islamophobia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:00-1:00 PM EST Featuring: Haleh Karimi, Assistant Professor of Management at Bellarmine University Edward Ahmed Mitchell, Deputy Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Dr. Muhammad Babar, President of Muslim Americans for Compassion and Muhammad Ali

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Muhammad Ali Center Athletes & Social Change Forum

The 2021 Forum will take place virtually on Thursday, June 24, 2021. The theme of the 2021 Forum will be “Collective Action and Amplifying the Political Power of Athletes and Sport.” The 2021 Forum seeks to give space and voice to collective action and the political power of athletes and sport. The

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Racism and COVID-19: Combating a Pandemic and Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Date: Wednesday, April 21st Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT) Panelists: Dan Wu, Small Business Owner & Activist Jon Silpayamanant, Intercultural Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer, Researcher, & Music Educator Florence Chang, Executive Administrator of Accountability, Research, and Systems Improvement for JCPS Monica Lakhwani, Multicultural Specialist for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and

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I Am America: This IS America

I Am America:  This IS America Date:  February 24, 2021 Time:  10:30-11:30 AM Featuring: Ricky L Jones: Chair, Pan African Studies Dept., University of Louisville Torie Weiston-Serdan: CEO, Youth Mentor Action Network Shawn Dove: Founder, Corporation for Black Male Achievement Moderator: Donald Lassere, President & CEO, Muhammad Ali Center On

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21c Museum Hotel: Dress Up, Speak Up

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating the exhibition "Dress Up, Speak Up" occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the traditional coverings of ancient religious tradition,

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Daughters of Greatness: Nzinga Garvey

Friday, June 3, 2022 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. As the granddaughter of Pan-Africanists Marcus Mosiah Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, Nzinga Garvey proudly continues the tradition of ‘faithful service’ to elevate our collective consciousness and celebrate our collective humanity. The Garvey legacy has left an indelible mark as evidenced

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21c Museum Hotel: Global Folk Music Interactive

Immerse yourself in the music and dance of Africa, Latin America, and Kentucky with members of Louisville’s global community at this event at 21c Museum Hotel Louisville. We will enjoy music and dance interactive performances with Hamidou Koivogui and Gregory Acker (Guinean drum and dance), Fernando Moya and Zenon Llusco

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Athletes and Social Change: Creative Expression: Art, Athletics, and Activism

How does creative expression influence the athletes and social change movement? What are athletes, advocates, and leaders doing to utilize creative expression—such as photography, music, film, short stories, poetry, drawing/painting, and sculpture—to raise their voices for human rights in sport and in society. How can creative expression change the narrative

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