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FOLLOW THE MONEY: MINORITY VENDORS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT GOVERNMENT SPENDING ON ADS

FOLLOW THE MONEY: MINORITY VENDORS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT GOVERNMENT SPENDING ON ADS

“If you don’t even know what they do, you can’t know what they spend. We want to know how much they spend and with which press."…

State Claims a Heart Condition Caused Gynnya McMillen to Die in Juvenile Detention Center

State Claims a Heart Condition Caused Gynnya McMillen to Die in Juvenile Detention Center

Posted March 28, 2016 Two employees charged with misdemeanors, spared from criminal prosecution Story and photos by Patrice K. Muhammad FRANFORT – More than two months after the…

Lexington

Mother Slams Portofino’s Manager with Civil Lawsuit

Mother Slams Portofino’s Manager with Civil Lawsuit

Originally posted online Nov. 23, 2016 2:30p By Patrice K. Muhammad Abigail Gates has filed…

Police Dispatched for “male White, attacking female Black near Central Christian Church”

Police Dispatched for “male White, attacking female Black near Central Christian Church”

Originally posted online Nov. 22, 2016 3:20p Continuing Coverage of Portofino’s Incident By Patrice K.…

Kentucky Association race track to be celebrated Oct. 6 in East Lexington

Kentucky Association race track to be celebrated Oct. 6 in East Lexington

Posted online: 9/29/16 LEXINGTON (Press Release) On the eve of the 164th running of the…

Local Police Chief Ignores National and Local Calls for Civilian Review Boards

Local Police Chief Ignores National and Local Calls for Civilian Review Boards

NAACP hosted a Police Press Conference Disguised as a Town Hall Meeting By Patrice K.…

Key News Editorial

Dear Candidate

Dear Candidate

     Dear Candidate, ask me what it would take for you to earn my vote. I promise, I’ll tell you. And if you deliver, I’ll vote for…

Now it is Lexington…

Now it is Lexington…

"...no one really wanted to believe that a young Black student could be murdered by hanging, at a college…"…

Town and Gown Collaboration Needed To Pressure UK

Town and Gown Collaboration Needed To Pressure UK

Posted March 7, 2016      The Black Univ. of Kentucky Students responsible for the Town Hall meeting which exposed serious concerns for student safety and achievement in…

Columnists

“I am here today to say Kentucky State University is not closing’’

“I am here today to say Kentucky State University is not closing’’

"The central ingredient to our being the best we can be is to continue to enroll, retain and…."…

UPS, Lexington Catholic and Lexington’s Culture in 2016

UPS, Lexington Catholic and Lexington’s Culture in 2016

"Removing leaders is not the “cure” for Lexington Catholic but it’s certainly an essential step in…"…

DO BLACK ORGANIZATIONS REALLY HAVE OUR BACKS?

DO BLACK ORGANIZATIONS REALLY HAVE OUR BACKS?

As for nine Black organizations suggesting they are the repository of Black power, here’s a question: If they have power, why…

Around Kentucky

Say Her Name: Justice for Gynnya McMillen & All Black Youth in KY

Say Her Name: Justice for Gynnya McMillen & All Black Youth in KY

Kentucky Commentary  Gynnya McMillen. A child. A young Black girl just 16 years old. Died on January 11th of this year. Alone, locked in a cell. Like…

Education

Caulk Releases Action Plan for Fayette County School District

Posted online May 25, 2016 12:25p Public meeting at Bryan Station High School will provide detailed explanation By Patrice K. Muhammad Fayette County Public School (FCPS) Superintendent…

Film Review

“CREED”

“CREED”

When you step into the theater to watch this boxing movie, don’t look for Rocky.…

Black Events Calendar

Black Events Calendar July 2016

Black Events Calendar July 2016

Printable PDF: KNJ Volume 13 Issue 7 10  …