Shawnee Expressway Renamed For Senator Powers

by Gabe Bullard The Shawnee Expressway in West Louisville has officially been renamed the Georgia Davis Powers Expressway. Powers was the first woman and the first African American to serve in the Kentucky state Senate. During her more than two decades in office, Powers championed civil rights causes. She says she hopes the renaming will… Continue reading Shawnee Expressway Renamed For Senator Powers

Whiskey Row Block Dominates Preservation Louisville Lists

by Gabe Bullard Preservation Louisville has released its annual lists of the ten most endangered historic places and top ten preservation successes. Topping the list of successes was Patrick O’Shea’s at 2nd and Main Streets. Topping the endangered list was the as-yet undeveloped Iron Quarter, directly to the east. Many of the most endangered buildings… Continue reading Whiskey Row Block Dominates Preservation Louisville Lists

Local Gay Rights History

Next month marks 41 years since the Stonewall Riots – demonstrations against police raids in Greenwich Village that birthed the modern gay rights movement. We’ll spend Thursday looking back at the history of gay rights in our own city, to see how things have changed – and how they haven’t – for LGBT Louisvillians.

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