December 3, 2011 - 2:39pm
The Bluegrass State has always been a curious mixture of Southern sophistication and Northern charm. But we were disgracefully slow in shedding the vestiges of antebellum racial segregation.
Racism, in its various manifestations, is an ugly thing to behold.  It seems like every time our nation lulls itself into a belief that racial intolerance and bigotry are on the wane, something hits the news cycle that jerks us back into the last century of American race relations.  Sure...
October 31, 2011 - 10:00am
For the last few years countless people have converged at the Muhammad Ali Center- in this segment I take a closer look at the center as a whole.
There is no question that one of the biggest names in the history of the sport of boxing is that of Muhammad Ali. And, Ali has been using his famed name in an attempt to inspire and motivate individuals from all over the world throughout his life.Louisville’s Muhammad Ali center is nothing...
August 11, 2011 - 7:41pm
"(Her) devotion was evident from her active roles in the NAACP, the Louisville Urban League, as well as organizations she led, including those which empowered African Americans to exercise their most fundamental freedom at a time when it was unpopular and even dangerous to do so."
Sometime in the early hours of August 5, 1965, someone murdered Alberta Jones and tossed her body off Louisville’s Sherman Minton Bridge, into the waters of the Ohio River.   Police at the time attributed her death to drowning, but an autopsy also indicated the 35-year-old African-...
April 13, 2011 - 10:05am
Continuing to look at the great Louisville sports figures, let's take a few minutes to look at The Greatest
Perhaps there’s no greater image from the sport of boxing that Muhummad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in victory. However, the truth is that the story of Cassius Clay isn’t that simple. And, it’s the story of a legend that makes Muhammad Ali a ’Ville sports legend. The career of Muhammad Ali is...
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