Saturday, November 7, 2009 Producer: CBC Radio 2 Listen Again Today, it seems, everyone has the opportunity to create their very own personal soundtrack to their lives. There’s a very simple reason that the iPod starts with the letter “I”. On this episode of The Nerve, host Jowi Taylor examines how music plays an integral… Continue reading myTunes: Music and Identity
A hearing is set for tomorrow afternoon in federal court in Louisville regarding a challenge to Jefferson County Public Schools’ student assignment plan. Last week, attorney Teddy Gordon filed a request for an injunction on behalf of two plaintiffs whose children were seeking entrance to Stopher Elementary school as kindergarteners. Gordon wants the plan halted,… Continue reading Hearing Tomorrow in JCPS Student Assignment Case
The NAACP is celebrating its centennial at its annual convention this week, and Louisville’s branch president is leading a 28 person local delegation at the event in New York.
More than 420 Kentuckians called the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights to complain of violations this year, that’s the second highest on record for the state.
Incumbent Mitch McConnell won against Bruce Lunsford.
Democrats are pulling out all the stops in the race for Mitch McConnell’s long-held Senate seat. Senator Hillary Clinton attended two rallies in Kentucky on challenger Bruce Lunsford’s behalf, in Hazard and in Louisville.
Whichever image comes to mind, you have to hand it to the adventurous–and slightly nutty–competitors in the Escape from Berkeley race. Competitors race from Berkeley to Las Vegas (about a 600 mile drive) in a vehicle that runs on anything but petroleum-based fuels.