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State of Kentucky Will Keep Davis Statue in State House

State of Kentucky Will Keep Davis Statue in State House

It has always been out of order to glorify Davis’s actions by...…

Jefferson Davis Statue Will Remain in Kentucky Capitol Rotunda

Posted online August 5, 2015 PRESS RELEASE -“The Historic Properties Advisory Commission by law has control over the statues in the Rotunda of the State Capitol, and recently…

Lexington

Vandals Destroy Historical Slavery Marker in Lexington

Vandals Destroy Historical Slavery Marker in Lexington

Not only did a lot of time, effort and money [go into this marker], it…

Minority Business Inclusion Declines Again with the City

Minority Business Inclusion Declines Again with the City

Prior to 2010, ethnic minorities earned less than 1% of the city’s purchases. During…

Theatre veteran Kimberly Shaw will manage Lexington Children’s Theatre

Theatre veteran Kimberly Shaw will manage Lexington Children’s Theatre

“The Lion King let me know that I could have a…"…

Vandals Destroy Historical Slavery Marker in Lexington

Vandals Destroy Historical Slavery Marker in Lexington

Marker is one of three items up for public debate By Patrice K. Muhammad, posted…

Key News Editorial

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?…

Education Crisis

The Equity Scorecard and the NAACP open records requests show that there is A LOT of work to be done in Fayette County Public Schools. …

National

Civil Rights Groups Demand Federal Investigation into the Death of Sandra Bland

Civil Rights Groups Demand Federal Investigation into the Death of Sandra Bland

“And what we know about Sandra Bland’s death shows that we can’t rely on Waller County to …."…

Manifesto Reveals Racist Mindset of Charleston, S.C. Killer

Manifesto Reveals Racist Mindset of Charleston, S.C. Killer

“Segregation did not exist to hold back negroes. It existed to protect us from them. And I mean that in multiple…

Justice Not Delayed In Baltimore, but Problems Linger

Justice Not Delayed In Baltimore, but Problems Linger

“People can help and support form afar by continuing to promote youth leaders and tell the true story…"…

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Historic Advisory Commission Accepting Comments only through July 29 on Jefferson Davis Statue

Historic Advisory Commission Accepting Comments only through July 29 on Jefferson Davis Statue

No Blacks on Kentucky’s Historic Properties Advisory Commission  Posted online July 21, 2015 By Patrice K. Muhammad An all-White Kentucky Historic Properties Advisory Commission will meet to…

Columnists

Why Another Million Man March Would Be A God-Send For The Black Community

Why Another Million Man March Would Be A God-Send For The Black Community

Posted July 6, 2015 By Joshua D. Copeland It’s going to take more than banning the Confederate flag to right America’s wrongs against the black community… Nation…

Entertainment

LOOK BACK AT KENTUCKY’S BLACK HISTORY

LOOK BACK AT KENTUCKY’S BLACK HISTORY

The Moonglow’s enjoyed regional success with a cover of Doris Day’s, “Secret Love,” and signed with Chess Records in 1955.…

Black Events Calendar

August 2015 Events!

August 2015 Events!

Click here for printable PDF: KNJ Volume 12 Issue 8 11…