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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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We’ve come so far, but still have much to go

Kernel Editorial Board September 27, 2019

“We uncovered no insensitive or racist images” reported the Courier-Journal in February of this year, referring to their review of past Kentucky yearbooks. You can image our surprise, then, when one...

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70 years later, we still aren’t fully ‘integrated’

Mohammad Ahmad September 27, 2019

We have a long way to go.The University of Kentucky is not living in a post-racial society. Convincing ourselves that we’re past racism is a lie — a big, blatant lie. As UK celebrates the 70th anniversary...

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