The Muhammad Ali Center is being added to the United States Civil Rights Trail.
The United States Civil Rights Trail is made up of courthouses, churches, schools, museums and other landmarks across the south were civil rights leaders and activists fought segregation and inequality in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Muhammad Ali Center is dedicated to preserving Ali’s legacy through interactive, multimedia exhibits. Visitors can journey through the museum and discover Ali’s six core principles: confidence, conviction, dedication, giving, respect, and spirituality.
There are more than 100 locations on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail across 15 states.
The SEEK Museum in Russellville, Kentucky was also added to the Trail this year. It explores the work of journalist Alice Allison Dunnigan.
“As part of Black History Month, Kentucky is proud to announce these two additions to the historic U.S. Civil Rights Trail,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “Both sites honor trailblazing, courageous Black Kentuckians, and we are confident that these incredible landmarks will allow us to attract visitors from across the country as we showcase our state’s remarkable history.”
There are three other Trail sites in Kentucky: Berea College in Berea, the Louisville Downtown Civil Rights Trail and Whitney M. Young Jr.’s birthplace in Simpsonville.