Artifacts of Kentucky’s rich history formerly housed in musty, damp warehouses are now safely preserved and displayed at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh toured the facility named for the determined historian whose lifework made it possible.
Federal, state and city representatives today gathered in West Louisville to pledge their support to a new cultural institution. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Gov. Steve Beshear and other leaders say they will help the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage find some of the funding needed to finish the majority of its construction by the… Continue reading Cultural Center Gets Boost from Gov. Beshear
Since the 2003 groundbreaking for the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage in Louisville’s Russell neighborhood, the project has had funding problems, which halted construction in late 2005. This month, construction resumed and WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer went to explore the center’s intent. Where Muhammad Ali Boulevard meets 17th Street, there are hints of activity. White… Continue reading Planning and Hope Ride on African American Hertiage Center