July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
Muhammad Ali's childhood home is now a historical landmark.
Muhammad Ali is a worldwide figure who has inspired millions all over the globe. He’s loved by many and his accomplishments in his career and personal life are very hard to ignore. Even though we share our hometown hero with the world, it’s selfish for us to admit we are glad Louisville...
April 13, 2012 - 4:48pm
Shuffle, walk or run your way from the West End to the Muhammad Ali Center tomorrow morning!
Where: West End School, 3628 Virginia AvenueWhen: Tomorrow, Saturday April 14th, 8:00amWhat: The first annual Ali Shuffle 10k walk/run! Ten kilometers of walking, running and history about Muhammad Ali, West Louisville and our community.A family friendly event...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
A University of Louisville student's idea has developed into a 10k run/walk that may change the personality of Louisville for the better.
Anyone who sits down with Stacy Bailey-Ndiaye, interim director of the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Louisville, is sure to notice her infectious smile, positive attitude and honest passion for social change in Louisville and the world.
December 3, 2011 - 2:39pm
The Bluegrass State has always been a curious mixture of Southern sophistication and Northern charm. But we were disgracefully slow in shedding the vestiges of antebellum racial segregation.
Racism, in its various manifestations, is an ugly thing to behold. It seems like every time our nation lulls itself into a belief that racial intolerance and bigotry are on the wane, something hits the news cycle that jerks us back into the last century of American race relations. Sure...
November 8, 2011 - 11:58pm
"If you see Frazier, you tell him he's still a gorilla."
Our local newspaper ran a maudlin article today on the death of champion prizefighter Joe Frazier: Muhammad Ali says he'll remember Joe Frazier with respect. In what passes nowadays for mainstream journalism, Associated Press Sports Writer Mike Fitzpatrick reported: “...