Oscar-winning actor Lou Gossett Jr. awarded Ali Humanitarian Award

Lou Gossett Jr. on Great Day

Actor Lou Gossett Jr. has had roles in the 1977 film “Roots,” as well as “An Officer and A Gentleman,” for which he won an Academy Award. Today, his most important work is as a humanitarian, with his "Eracism Foundation." Because of his work in education, Lou will be one of the recipients of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards. The ceremony takes place September 17, 2016 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown at 280 West Jefferson Street. Find more information about Lou and the other awardees at AliCenter.org.


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