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: “...
October 31, 2011 - 10:00am
For the last few years countless people have converged at the Muhammad Ali Center- in this segment I take a closer look at the center as a whole.
There is no question that one of the biggest names in the history of the sport of boxing is that of Muhammad Ali. And, Ali has been using his famed name in an attempt to inspire and motivate individuals from all over the world throughout his life.Louisville’s Muhammad Ali center is nothing...
November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Muhammad Ali has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the previous owners of his Louisville mansion for an undisclosed amount.
Legendary boxer and Louisville-native Muhammad Ali has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the previous owners of his Louisville mansion. The estate in question was purchased back in 2006 for about $1.9 million and is supposedly used as the boxing champ’s summer home.Ali and wife Yolanda are...