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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Campus orgs celebrate Black History month with slate of events

Hannah Stanley February 8, 2021

University of Kentucky organizations will be hosting events throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month for students and faculty to participate in. Events ranging from discussions,...

Protesters march down the sidewalk during a protest in response to the grand jury decision on the Breonna Taylor case on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Celebrating was never an option: things to keep in mind this February

Kayla Woodson February 5, 2021

Even after a year of protest against racial injustice, it’s important to recognize Black History Month.  I don’t think it would be far off to argue that if we as a country would’ve acknowledged...

Left to Right (starting at the top)Trace Williams-Director of Community Service and Public Relations CoordinatorChandler Frierson- PresidentChadwick George- Secretary and Outreach DirectorBria Northington- Membership CoordinatorJada Phillips- Public Relations CoordinatorJaida Hampton- Former Vice President who is currently studying at the capitol

NAACP celebrates unity and promotes civic engagement

Kamilah Williams February 25, 2019

Black History Month is about appreciating the ethnic values of the African American history. The UK National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, also known as the NAACP, has accomplished...

Assistant professor of counseling psychology Candice Crowell created #dearblackwomen to empower black women. Photo by Taylor Pence

UK professor creates hashtag to honor black women

Lee Mengistu February 25, 2016

Black History Month is a time to reflect on African-Americans stories accomplishments and inspiring stories.But Facebook and Twitter users may have noticed a different kind of hashtag celebrating black...

Savon Gray is a contributing columnist for the Kentucky Kernel.

Don’t underestimate importance of Black History Month

Savon Gray February 4, 2016

The month of February is dedicated to a side of history that most people know little about. During this month, public schools tend to focus on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and all of the amazing things he...

Stepping up to Greek tradition

by Lee Mengistu February 1, 2016

[email protected] by one, representatives of each of UK’s African-American sororities and fraternities took the stage at the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s third annual “Stepping Through the...

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