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The Statue I Celebrate

Sarah Ladd August 24, 2018

The New York Times reported Thursday that Alice Dunnigan, the first African-American woman to cover the White House, will get a 6-foot statue at the Newseum, a Washington museum that celebrates the press...

The two confederate statues causing major controversy were removed on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Confederate statues removed from downtown Lexington

October 17, 2017

Lexington's controversial Confederate statues are being taken down tonight.Kenny Bishop, the Mayor's Deputy Communications Director, said the statues will be moved to storage and will be relocated in the...

Mayor Jim Gray

Lexington Cemetery accepts Mayor Gray’s statue proposal

Taylor Hubbard September 12, 2017

Monday evening, the mayor’s office said the Lexington Cemetery Trustees conditionally accepted Mayor Jim Gray’s proposal for the rights to move the Morgan and Breckinridge statues from Cheapside to...

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray addresses Kentuckians during the event held in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia held in front of the Courthouse in downtown Lexington on Monday August 14, 2017. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

City to relocate statues, UK denounces hate

Kat Manouchehri August 16, 2017

Kentucky is no stranger to racism, but as society grows, there is a desperate need for the eradication of hatred toward a single race.After the violent white supremacist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia,...

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