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Report Shows Lexington Education Disparities Have Negative Impact on Black Communities

Report Shows Lexington Education Disparities Have Negative Impact on Black Communities

"...if Black teacher hires were to be level with the Black student population in Fayette County that would mean approximately 435 teaching jobs for Black Teachers in Fayette…

Race to the Bottom

Race to the Bottom

"Circulating our dollars among our own businesses is a sure-fire way to be economically empowered; but you already know that, don’t you?"…

Lexington

FCPS Equity Scorecard: Suspension Rates in High Schools

FCPS Equity Scorecard: Suspension Rates in High Schools

"At every FCPS High School Black girls were suspended at a higher rate than….."…

School Superintendent Resigns; Board Member Issues Warning to Supporters of His Opponent

School Superintendent Resigns; Board Member Issues Warning to Supporters of His Opponent

Updated 11/13/14 10:30 p.m. By Patrice K. Muhammad Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) Superintendent Tom…

Local Delegation Travels to Witness Pres. Obama at Millennium Steel

Local Delegation Travels to Witness Pres. Obama at Millennium Steel

PRINCETON, IN- Lexington Black business owners Andrea and Henry Jackson will welcome President Barack Obama…

Councilwoman Akers Skips Operation Turnout Forum

Councilwoman Akers Skips Operation Turnout Forum

In a later interview she said, “this was the same neighborhood that I felt threw…

TOP NEWS

The Tony Sullivan Shooting: Twenty Years Later

The Tony Sullivan Shooting: Twenty Years Later

Posted online September 2, 2014 LEXINGTON – The dramatic turn of events in Ferguson MO, after a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, has most everyone discussing…

National

As NNPA Prepares for 75th Anniversary: President Envisions Black Press as ‘Main Stream’

As NNPA Prepares for 75th Anniversary: President Envisions Black Press as ‘Main Stream’

Most of us wouldn't have known, quite honestly about Martin Luther King Jr. if it wasn't for the Black Press because…

Around Kentucky

Central Kentucky Celebrates Dr. King

Central Kentucky Celebrates Dr. King

The State of Kentucky will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s on the actual date of his birth January 15th, 2015.…

Columnists

Black Men and White Women Leapfrog Over Black Women

Black Men and White Women Leapfrog Over Black Women

"...White women, who are complicit in the culture of white preference, have to come to understand that have their feet on the backs of Black women."…

Education

The Voters Got it Wrong – Get Barnett Out

 Key Newsjournal Editorial – November 2014 Print Edition In two cases, the voters in the Georgetown Rd. and Leestown Rd. areas of Lexington seem to have been…

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January 2015 Community Calendar

January 2015 Community Calendar

KNJ Volume 12 Issue 1 6…