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Black Dollars Matter!

Black Dollars Matter!

We must always be aware that money runs this country and it has its place in everything, yes, even in the deaths of our people.…

Kentucky’s Enslaved Sold into the Hard Labor of the Deep South

Kentucky’s Enslaved Sold into the Hard Labor of the Deep South

Gentlemen farmers became slave breeders, buying and participating in the reproduction of human chattel to exploit for the financial rewards.43 Kentucky slaveholders advertised their “good breeding stock”—girls as…

Lexington

Meet Helen Caise Wade – The First Black Student to Integrate Fayette County Public Schools

Meet Helen Caise Wade – The First Black Student to Integrate Fayette County Public Schools

“I think that is sad. It’s nice to know the larger story but it’s also…

Kentucky Attorney General Says KRS 160.352 Is Silent On Race Issues

Kentucky Attorney General Says KRS 160.352 Is Silent On Race Issues

Thomas agreed that there is a small chance of this bill being passed by the…

Lyric Theatre Has a New Plan and New Interim Director

Lyric Theatre Has a New Plan and New Interim Director

Posted online: March 4, 2015 Updated 3/4/15 1:09 p.m. In January, the Lyric Theatre Board…

Sen. Reginald Thomas seconds request to Attorney General after Lexington NAACP is denied

Sen. Reginald Thomas seconds request to Attorney General after Lexington NAACP is denied

The Attorney General is currently considering the request of Sen. Reginald Thomas...…

Key News Editorial

Lexington NAACP has stayed the course

The NAACP of Lexington has arisen as a vocal champion for Black students in Fayette County. …

National

Creating Black History One Wiki Page at a Time

Creating Black History One Wiki Page at a Time

“I think it was important, because what this signals is that Howard is now engaged and that this is a beginning,”…

Around Kentucky

Black Poet Effie Waller Smith Inducted into Hall of Fame

Black Poet Effie Waller Smith Inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted February 9, 2015 By Patrice Muhammad A near capacity crowd packed into three areas of the Carnegie Center to honor the 2015 class of The Kentucky…

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Slaves Made the Bluegrass Region Successful

Slaves Made the Bluegrass Region Successful

Kentucky’s image as a paradise fat with wild game and fertile soil and as a gateway to the West attracted a range of settlers...…

Education

FCPS Equity Scorecard: Suspension Rates in Elementary Schools

FCPS Equity Scorecard: Suspension Rates in Elementary Schools

Published online November 17, 2014 By Patrice K. Muhammad              One of the most alarming statistics from the 2012-13 Equity Scorecard released…

Black Events Calendar

March 2015 Events Calendar

March 2015 Events Calendar

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