Kentucky voters elected the first Black woman in nearly 20 years to serve in the state legislature. The Democrat won a 3-person primary and faces no opposition in November.
During a victory speech Tuesday in California, Sanders told supporters he planned to stay in the race “’til the last ballot is cast,” dismissing calls for him to drop out.
The death of Gynnya McMillen, 16, in a Kentucky detention center earlier this year sparked anger among civil rights activists as details emerged about her passing. But officials say that the teen, who was discovered in her cell on Jan. 11, died of an irregular heartbeat and not from an altercation with the facility’s staff, according to BuzzFeed.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his supporters were roundly criticized and condemned as racists after a video surfaced of acolytes assaulting a Black woman at a Super Tuesday rally Louisville, Kentucky.
An English student’s comparison of a Ku Klux Klan member to a police officer in a school assignment rocked a Kentucky high school and brought about a contentious discussion regarding social injustice, WLKY reports. An Honors English teacher at North Oldham High School in Oldham County asked her students to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee […]
Reginald Windham, a longtime employee of the Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center, amassed a record of misconduct, including charges of excessive force and negligence.
Commissioner Bob Hayter was fired for his not informing his higher-ups that an employee who was suspended for the investigation already had a long past of disciplinary problems.
Gynnya McMillen was discovered unconscious at the Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown, Ky.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) _ Growing up in Detroit, in the years when she had a television, Jenean Hampton would use pancakes to bribe her friends…