LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- More than a thousand people have signed a petition demanding an Ali memorial at U of L.

The change.org petition asks for a confederate statue on campus to be replaced with a memorial or statue for Muhammad Ali.

Louisville's mayor and the U of L president announced plans earlier this year to remove the confederate statue.

The woman who started this petition says, "what better to replace it, than a statue in memory of Louisville's greatest son."

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