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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

Evidence Emerges That Lexington Catholic High School Leaders Knew of Scandal Weeks Ago

Evidence Emerges That Lexington Catholic High School Leaders Knew of Scandal Weeks Ago

Parents are questioning what kind of "Blue Ribbon" school is Lexington Catholic.…

Zariah Embry becomes Lexington’s final Millennium Scholar

Zariah Embry becomes Lexington’s final Millennium Scholar

“I am going to Emory in Atlanta and have still yet to decide my major.…

Second Black Student Will Leave Lexington Catholic

Second Black Student Will Leave Lexington Catholic

Teen will have independent study then plans to withdraw at the end of the school…

Educational Consultant Dr. Roger Cleveland Has Not Committed to Working with Lexington Catholic

Educational Consultant Dr. Roger Cleveland Has Not Committed to Working with Lexington Catholic

Posted online 4/11/16 12:00p By Patrice Muhammad Friday morning April 8, Lexington Catholic High School…

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

Kentucky State Hit Particularly Hard by State Cuts

Kentucky State Hit Particularly Hard by State Cuts

"...But what about increased funding for Kentucky State?"…

Columnists

Where is Today’s Madam C.J. Walker?

Where is Today’s Madam C.J. Walker?

"...the need for black entrepreneurs is critical. In the name of Madam C.J. Walker, let’s keep our entrepreneurial gene thriving!"…

Entertainment

“CREED”

“CREED”

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

Black Events Calendar

Black Events Calendar May 2016

Black Events Calendar May 2016

Printable PDF: KNJ Volume 13 Issue 5 12…