What is the history of Juneteenth, our newest federal holiday? Saturday, Jun 19 2021 

Juneteenth does celebrate an end to slavery, but the day we celebrate it is the anniversary of a specific event in Texas.

        

Roots 101, ‘On the banks of Freedom’ brings light to Louisville’s role in Underground Railroad Thursday, Jun 17 2021 

A Juneteenth event is looking to bring light to Louisville's role with the Underground Railroad and Kentucky's true role in slavery.

        

‘More than just music’ | West Louisville Boys Choir weaves community connection spanning generations Thursday, Jun 17 2021 

McDaniel Bluitt's program serves as an avenue for children to showcase their talent and to be engaged in the community in a positive way.

        

Celebrating Juneteenth: How the holiday celebrating the end of slavery began Sunday, Jun 13 2021 

It’s the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery. Here’s what you need to know of the day’s origins and its impact in the Black community.

        

LIST | Events to celebrate Juneteenth in Kentuckiana Saturday, Jun 12 2021 

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the US. News of the Emancipation Proclamation reached slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.

        

This Month in History | Louisville woman tells her story of the Civil Rights movement Sunday, Apr 18 2021 

Charlene Hampton Holloway was arrested for marching in Louisville when she was just 13 years old. Years later, she marched with Dr. King.

        

UPS Airlines all-Black crew to fly during Thunder Over Louisville Thursday, Apr 15 2021 

“If we can go out there...and inspire just a handful of kids to pursue aviation, I consider our mission to be completed,” Assistant Chief Pilot Sean Horton said.

        

Shelby County first in Kentucky to install markers remembering lynching victims Monday, Apr 12 2021 

The markers remember six Black men who were killed by lynch mobs from 1878 to 1911 in Shelby County.

        

Kentucky Center for African American Heritage looks to future post-COVID Sunday, Feb 28 2021 

The center has been in the Russell neighborhood for more than 10 years and looks to continue to their mission in sharing the community's rich history and stories.

        

New leaders emerge following death of Breonna Taylor Saturday, Feb 27 2021 

Following Breonna Taylor's death, Louisville saw a group of diverse leaders move to the forefront.

        

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