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Kentucky State Hit Particularly Hard by State Cuts

Kentucky State Hit Particularly Hard by State Cuts

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

Sen. Georgia Davis Powers To Lie in State in Capitol Rotunda

Sen. Georgia Davis Powers To Lie in State in Capitol Rotunda

Posted online Feb. 3, 2016 3:20p Gov. Bevin orders flags lowered to half-staff in Senator Powers’ honor  FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 3, 2016) – Former Kentucky Senator Georgia Davis…

Lexington

Seeking Black Farmers of Kentucky

Seeking Black Farmers of Kentucky

"I want to document the everyday life of the few remaining farmers of color…"…

Muslims Open Free Clinic on Georgetown Street in former Mosque

Muslims Open Free Clinic on Georgetown Street in former Mosque

Humza said that the patients who have been treated at the Share center are a…

Four Black Businesses Change Locations and Remain in Business

Four Black Businesses Change Locations and Remain in Business

Consider patronizing these and all local Black owned businesses during the Holiday Season and, more…

Black Business Owners Are Favorites of Kentucky Proud Food Show

Black Business Owners Are Favorites of Kentucky Proud Food Show

Catrina’s advice to someone who is sitting on a could-be million-dollar recipe or idea, “just…

Key News Editorial

The Tragic Life of Gynnya McMillen

"Tragically, the police were called to handle a family dispute instead of a grandmother or uncle."…

Uncomfortable Racial Conversations around the State Have Been Very Revealing

Uncomfortable Racial Conversations around the State Have Been Very Revealing

"Why does Davis need to ‘’live on’’?…

Do Not Complain!

Do WE believe that Mis-Education is the worst kind of violence that can befall a child or young adult?…

Columnists

Carter G. Woodson Academy is Not Enough

Carter G. Woodson Academy is Not Enough

"Woodson is a small, promising program, but it barely scratches the surface of the need that exists in the district…" …

Former Cop Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years

Former Cop Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced to 263 Years

"This was a victory not only for the OKC 13, but also for so many unknown victims of sexual assault."…

The Economics of Water

The Economics of Water

Posted February 5, 2015 “Water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink.”
— Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor…

Around Kentucky

Governor Bevin Fulfills Commitment to People of Kentucky

Governor Bevin Fulfills Commitment to People of Kentucky

“While I have been a vocal supporter of the restoration of rights ... it is an issue that must be addressed through the legislature and by the…

Columnists

Can I Get a Witness…Or an Endorsement?

Can I Get a Witness…Or an Endorsement?

Black ministers must go beyond simply meeting with political candidates and must step up and use their voice, influence and resources to go beyond building fancy edifices.…

Entertainment

Black Arts Movement Icon Sonia Sanchez Returns to Lexington

Black Arts Movement Icon Sonia Sanchez Returns to Lexington

"This film and my talk with Sonia will shed light on how the Black Arts Movement of the '60s was an integral part of the…

Black Events Calendar

January 2016 Events!

January 2016 Events!

Printable PDF: KNJ Volume 13 Issue 1 12…