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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Image from the 1952 Kentuckian Yearbook.

Review of Kentuckian yearbooks reveals photos of students in blackface

Jacob Eads September 27, 2019

Editor's note: Photos farther down in this article may be offensive. A version without the photos can be found here.In 1959, UK students were fresh off a National Championship basketball season, they went...

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Op-ed: Identity, power, and equity in education

Xiao-Yin Chen September 27, 2019

Xiao-Yin Chen is a graduate student in the Educational Psychology program at UK. Her research focuses on first generation students, underrepresented minorities, achievement gaps and social belonging.This...

Lyman T. Johnson, the first African American to attend the University of Kentucky Portrait Print Collection (University of Kentucky)

He ‘paved the way’ for integration at UK. Who was Lyman T. Johnson?

Sydney Momeyer September 20, 2019

This year marks 70 years since one man changed higher education in Kentucky forever.This year marks 70 years since Lyman T. Johnson, won his suit against the University of Kentucky, and officially desegregated...

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