• Thumbnail            In the years following the 1954 Brown v. Education decision, public schools in Kentucky and across the nation were to become integrated. Written by George C. Wright of the Kentucky Historical Society, A History of Blacks in Kentucky: In Pursuit of Equality, 1890-1980 follows how blacks in Kentucky have pushed for equality since the beginning of the 20 th […]

  • It is always interesting to me to see the activism associated with equal housing in cities around Kentucky, and how black communities are still present today. Coming from the small town of Harrodsburg, the community located on Broadway near Old Fort Harrod is still a community that is predominantly black. While Harrodsburg in no relation […]

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