Black Poetry Day | A Louisville poet’s perspective on recognizing the work of people who paved the way Sunday, Oct 17 2021 

Sunday is Black Poetry Day. It’s the birthday of Jupiter Hammon, who was the first African American to have poetry published in the United States.

        

‘This is long overdue’ | Louisville Metro Council gets inked support from mayor to study reparations Thursday, Oct 14 2021 

Mayor Fischer signed Metro Council's resolution in support of studying reparations for Black descendants of slavery in Jefferson County.

        

Before it was Theatair X, it was a beloved drive-in. Families of original owners left ‘horrified’ Wednesday, Oct 13 2021 

"We're horrified and heartbroken and to this day it still hurts." The families that built the original drive-in theater condemn what it has become.

        

Clarksville to commemorate historic visit of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt Wednesday, Sep 29 2021 

The town is unveiling a permanent historical marker at Clarksville High School where Roosevelt visited in 1958.

        

United Airlines honors 9/11 crew that lost their lives 20 years ago Saturday, Sep 11 2021 

United Airlines hosted a remembrance event for employees at the Flight Training Center. A memorial garden was unveiled with an F-16 flyover.

        

Kammerer Middle School teacher combines past and present in 9/11 history lesson Saturday, Sep 11 2021 

While Kelley Fox's seventh graders weren't born yet on September 11, 2001, they have felt the lasting impacts, 20 years later.

        

Louisville firefighters share how 9/11 impacted their careers Friday, Sep 10 2021 

Whether recently out of the military, or inspired to join, a call to community service for many of our firefighters started before their careers with LFD

        

The Vault: Revisiting the short-lived Falls Fountain Sunday, Sep 5 2021 

The 375-foot fountain was unveiled in 1988 and resided in the Ohio River. After a series of system failures the display was removed less than a year later.

        

Historic WWII vessel LST-325 docked in Brandenburg for Labor Day weekend Friday, Sep 3 2021 

The LST-325, the last fully operational WWII Landing Ship Tank, is docking in Brandenburg's Riverfront Park until Sept. 6.

        

This Month in History | The 1887 Jennie Bowman murder trial Sunday, Aug 8 2021 

The unique part of looking back at this historical event is how the case was investigated in Jim Crow era Kentucky.

        

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