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MUHAMMAD ALI AND THE OLYMPICS

Posted by on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Uncategorized.

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m. –1 p.m.
Football Meeting Room, McGugin Center

One of the most recognizable figures of the 20thCentury, Muhammad Ali made his international debut at the 1960 Olympics in Rome and delighted the world when he held the Olympic Flame in Atlanta in 1996.In between, the heavyweight champion stood –and sacrificed –for social justice. Vanderbilt professor Gil Whiting and Johnny Smith of Georgia Tech lead this discussion of the G.O.A.T!

The program is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. Paid parking is available in the 25th Avenue Garage at the corner of 25th Avenue South and Highland Avenue.

Watch our event on “Muhammad Ali and the Olympics”: