Muhammad Ali Center

Subject: Civil Rights and Social Change
Themes: Civil Rights 21st Century 20th Century
Age groups: Elementary School Middle School High School Homeschooling
Resource type: Websites

The Muhammad Ali Center in the great boxer and activist´s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky is "a multicultural center with an award-winning museum dedicated to the life of Muhammad Ali. The Center museum captures the inspiration derived from the story of Muhammad Ali´s incredible life and the six core principles that have fueled his journey." These core principles are defined as: Confidence, Conviction, Dedication, Giving, Respect, Spirituality.

The Ali Center, which has created programs for both adults and children over the years, including education work and collaborative projects with Americans Who Tell the Truth, works to "promote respect, hope, and understanding, and to inspire adults and children everythere to be as great as they can be."

Below is a picture of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali together in 1963.