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Redrawing FCPS Boundaries: Fair? Equitable?

Redrawing FCPS Boundaries: Fair? Equitable?

"The process of redistricting was only meant to help alleviate crowding and to populate new schools that will be opening in 2016 and 2017, but it has taught…

Stop Holding Loretta Lynch Hostage

Stop Holding Loretta Lynch Hostage

"This obstructionism permeating from the Republican Party is racist, sexist and above all …"…

Lexington

Expected First District Council announcement at 10 a.m.

Expected First District Council announcement at 10 a.m.

POSTED ONLINE April 6, 2015 9:35 a.m. LEXINGTON – It is expected that Mayor Jim…

Councilman Chris Ford named new Social Services commissioner

Councilman Chris Ford named new Social Services commissioner

Ford’s confirmation hearing was March 17 where it was unanimously agreed that he move…

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…

Key News Editorial

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

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,”…

Kentucky Derby Festival
Around Kentucky

Paris, Ky Apartment Complex Pays $17,000 to Resolve Racial Discrimination Complaint

Paris, Ky Apartment Complex Pays $17,000 to Resolve Racial Discrimination Complaint

"She claimed the on-site apartment manager at Hopewell Apartments harassed her and her minor son by directing racial slurs against them and…"…

Columnists

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.…

Education

NAACP Requests Black member on Superintendent Search Committee

NAACP Requests Black member on Superintendent Search Committee

By Patrice Muhammad Posted online November 24, 2014 2:50 p.m. LEXINGTON- Lexington’s NAACP Brach took a bold step today, holding a press conference announcing their nomination of…

Black Events Calendar

April 2015 Events Calender

April 2015 Events Calender

Printable PDF: KNJ Volume 12 Issue 4 6…