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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...

Paul Wagner, Paul Karen, Nate Northington, Mel Page, and Wilbur Hackett (left to right) participate in a panel Q&A after a viewing of the documentary Black in Blue at the Worsham Cinema in the Gatton Student Center on Feb. 21, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘Never give up,’ football players who broke color barrier say

Natalie Parks February 22, 2019

Thursday night’s showing of the documentary “Black in Blue” brought more than entertainment to Worsham Cinema.The film, produced by UK alums Paul Wagner and Paul Karem, tells the story of the four...

The statue honoring Nate Northington, Greg Page, Wilbur Hackett and Houston Hogg was unveiled outside of the new Football Training Facility on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. photo by Addison Coffey | Staff

UK Football honors SEC trailblazers in unveiling of new statue

Anthony Crawford September 23, 2016

The UK football program held a ceremony Thursday night unveiling its new statue which honors the four players responsible for the racial integration of the Southeastern Conference.The statue celebrates...

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UK poster honors players responsible for integrating the SEC

Anthony Crawford July 12, 2016

With SEC Media Days underway already in Hoover, Alabama, UK football was able to make news back in Lexington with the release of their new football poster. The poster features four players from the late...

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