Join us for '100 Years Later: The Collective Power of Women' and much more!
Join us for '100 Years Later: The Collective Power of Women' and much more!

100 Years Later:

The Collective Power of Women

Celebrate the 100 Year Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote
Online Event, Six Prominent Women

Friday, August 28, 10:00 - 11:00 AM EDT 

A Community Partnership with Metro United Way

In observance this month of the 100 year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment
, women’s right to vote, the Muhammad Ali Center and Metro United Way have teamed up to present a virtual program called 100 Years Later: The Collective Power of Women.The event will feature six past Muhammad Ali Center Daughters of Greatness  recipients, who will discuss the collective power of women through the years, how women had to fight for the right to vote, some of the systems that have divided us as a nation, the importance of women’s voices to be heard in elected office and in the voting booths, and the urgent need for true unity, representation, and action. 

Panelists Include:
This online program is free; a $10 donation is suggested.
For more information and to register for 100 Years Later: The Collective Power of Women, visit HERE.
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"I Am America"

Racial Justice Programming Series

Join us for a new online racial justice program series called “I Am America,” that will explore the most pressing racial justice challenges of our time, offer critical analysis of the history and intersectionality of social justice issues, and provide action steps for those wanting to create positive social change.

During the continued Covid19 pandemic crisis, these sessions will be conducted virtually to support the health and safety of our community. This program will take place every other Wednesday, but the recorded sessions will be available through the Ali Center’s website after each event.
The first program in the series, entitled Youth should be Seen AND Heard:  Amplifying Youth Voice & Leadership in Social Movements,” will take place on Wednesday, August 26 from 5:00-6:00pm EDT.
All of the online programs are FREE, but registration is required.  
For information about all the first three programs, go to:
To register, go HERE.

Youth should be Seen AND Heard: Amplifying Youth Voice & Leadership in Social Movements
AUGUST 26, 2020 :: 5:00-6:00 PM EDT 

Our first conversation in the "I Am America" series will explore the pivotal and historical role that young people have played in movement-building, as we sit down with current youth activists in Louisville to hear their insights and perspectives.
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Healthy at Home? Healthy at Work?:  Viewing the Covid19 Crisis through a Racial Justice Lens

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 :: 5:00-6:00 PM EDT 

In this program, we will discuss the racial disparities in our community’s health outcomes, both historically and currently as we continue to battle the Covid19 crisis, specifically examining the disproportionate impact on front-line workers and Black Americans. 
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Believing in a Better World: Talking with Children about Race and Racial Violence
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 :: 7:00-8:30 PM EDT

As part of our "I Am America" series, Flyaway Books and the Muhammad Ali Center are proud to host a virtual panel discussion with the creators of the brand-new picture book, For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World. Inspired by real-life events, the book tells the story of a boy named Jeremiah and his family who discover hopeful forms of activism and advocacy in response to racism and gun violence in their community. This timely book includes a discussion and activity guide created by the Muhammad Ali Center that explores racism, gun violence, and social change.
This event will be moderated by Emmy award-winning journalist Jean West of 89.3 WFPL, and panel guests include:
Michael W. Waters
Author of For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World
Keisha Morris
Illustrator of For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World
Erin E. Herbert
Director of Programming at the Muhammad Ali Center and co-writer of the Guide
Darryl Young, Jr.
Manager of Programming at the Muhammad Ali Center and co-writer of the Guide
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Coming Soon!

Watch for Details

Truth be Told: An Expression of Black History in America

Exhibition Opening September 9

Told through a historical timeline Truth be Told will give detailed historical accounts of black history in America often left out of, misinterpreted, or falsified in our history books.

New Diversity, Equity, Anti-Racism and Inclusion Programs

Training Workshops Available for Businesses, Organizations, and Students 
The Ali Center’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshops and retreats are created for businesses and organizations interested in educating their employees while fostering equitable and inclusive community-building. Programming is also available for advanced high school and college students at a discounted rate.
Outcomes include:
  • Building empathy and understanding by exploring real-world examples of how race and racism have affected our history and our lives.
  • Becoming part of the solution by feeling empowered to help build equitable and inclusive environments.
  • Creating a common, comfortable, and supportive work environment that affords a more productive, innovative, and more tolerant and understanding workforce.
Program options and prices range from 3-hour, 4-hour, and two day programs.
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Make a Statement

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Get yours in person at the Ali Center or through our online retail store HERE.

Looking for Outdoor Event Space?

With its lovely landscaping and stunning views of the Ohio River, our Brown-Forman Pavilion is perfect for a cocktail reception, wedding, small meeting, or other special event.  
Enjoy the fresh air and beautiful surroundings. The Pavilion is located adjacent to the LeRoy Neiman Gallery and Auditorium and can be utilized in conjunction with these two indoor spaces. If you have questions about this space or COVID guidelines for events, please email For a 360 view of the Pavilion (and other private event spaces), click on the link at the bottom of this page.
Learn More About the Brown-Forman Pavilion Here!
The Muhammad Ali Center is a 501(c)(3) organization led by a volunteer Board of Directors made possible by the generosity of individual, corporate and foundation donors like you!
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