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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Despite All That, a Super Week

We’re only a few weeks into this Trump thing, and our focus seems to be jumping from one scary concept to another. My vote for the most troubling thing Trump said in the last week is his determination to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment. It may not sound like much, but it would allow churches across the country to become politicized and, I think, to become a focal point for campaigning. Trump wants to allow religious leaders, whose businesses are tax-exempt, to openly campaign for causes and candidates. Here at home, there were protests galore downtown in reaction to Trump’s immigration executive order,…


Muhammad Ali

UPS Foundation gives LouisvilleKy’s Muhammad Ali Center large grant to honor The Greatest

$500,000 Gift to Fund Muhammad Ali center Education Programs to Foster New Generation of Leaders to Carry on Muhammad’s Legacy LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (June 20, 2016) — The Muhammad Ali Center today announced it has received a $500,000 grant from The UPS Foundation to honor the legacy of the late humanitarian, cultural icon, and Heavyweight Champion boxer, Muhammad Ali.  The gift will fund the Ali Center’s education initiatives, including UCrew, Generation Ali, its Character Education Program “Creating Our Future,” and the Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students (MACCS). UCrew instills in students the tools necessary to conceptualize and launch a small…