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Panelists on stage raise their fists during the Civil Rights Leader Panel at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50th Anniversary Celebration at The Singletary Center in Lexington, Kentucky, on January 17, 2023. From left to right are Betty Baye, Aaron-Ann Funfsinn, Mattie Jones, John Johnson, and Charles Neblett. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Kentucky Kernel

‘Freedom is not free.’ UK hosts 50th anniversary celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Paul Schlowak, Reporter January 18, 2023

The University of Kentucky hosted the 50th Anniversary Celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Tuesday at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The event hosted a dynamic celebration...

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,...

A man leads the marchers in song during the annual Holiday Freedom March on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

“Let it shine.” Hundreds march in downtown Lexington, keeping MLK’s legacy alive.

Sarah Michels January 18, 2021

 Footstep after footstep crunched snow along Lexington’s downtown streets Monday morning to the subdued tune of “This Little Light of Mine.” The Rev. Michael A. Wilson’s voice rang out clearly...

UK Vice President of Institutional Diversity Sonja Feist-Price speaks to students in the Martin Luther King Jr. Center on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Photo by Javoughn Brown-Lewis.

‘The power is within you.’ UK Diversity VP shows what keeps her going

Jericho Curry March 21, 2019

On Wednesday afternoon, Sonja Feist-Price, UK's Vice-President for Institutional Diversity, was the featured guest at the Martin Luther King Center’s monthly Lunch and Learn speaking engagement.According...

The fourth annual Underground Formal will be held on Friday, March 1, from 8 to 11 p.m.

Underground Formal offers students ‘a night off’ for 4th year

Hannah Moore February 28, 2019

Students can join the UK’s Student Activities Board, Underground Perspective, Martin Luther King Center, The Elite List and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources for a memorable night of dancing and socializing...

April Ryan speaks at Memorial Hall on Friday, January 25. Photo by Pete Comparoni | UKphoto

CNN reporter April Ryan speaks on UK’s campus

Cody Ryan January 28, 2019

At an event hosted by the Martin Luther King Center, a crowd gathered to hear White House Correspondent and CNN political analyst April Ryan give a lecture in Memorial Hall Friday.On Friday, Jan. 25, Ryan...

Vigil honors King, highlights current injustices

Aspen Gage January 22, 2016

[email protected] came together with MLK Center ambassadors to enlighten the campus on inequalities in America in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his fight for equality.The MLK Vigil Walk...

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