• Kendall, You have written a very powerful essay on the life of Ruby Bridges. The strength she had going to school where no one wanted her except one brave teacher, must have been just extreme for a child to go through. What the people of that time put her family through was awful. When I […]

  • I have heard the name Happy Chandler many times since moving to Kentucky. I never knew his accomplishments or that he stood up for desegregation with such a response as you have written about. During this class project, I have read about many people displaying the intestinal fortitude required to make our country a better […]

  • William English Walling was a very brave man. The threats and the ridicule he endured must have been nearly more than one person could handle. We as a nation we should be proud to have such a man to help us form the nation we are today.

  • ThumbnailThe Hard Road A Woman of Integity               Alice Allison Dunnigan was born in 1906 to a sharecropper and a laundress.  She came up under meager means but was taught a strict work ethic by her parents.  She had a love of writing and aspired to see the world through the eyes of a newspaper reporter.  She […]

  • A Personal Response to the Benefits of Desegregation Who really benefitted from desegregation? That is a very difficult and very encompassing question, so I will only speak to it from a very personal point of view. My Father and Mother were both raised in Kentucky, specifically Jackson County. They were raised in the old school […]

  • Thumbnail      Who really benefited from desegregation?  That is a very difficult and very encompassing question, so I will only speak to it from a very personal point of view.  My Father and Mother were both raised in Kentucky, specifically Jackson County.  They were raised in the old school fashion where people of color stayed to themselves.  […]

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