Comedy icon and controversial civil rights activist Dick Gregory comes to town for a rare live performance.
The National Constitution Center recently announced that Louisville’s own Muhammad Ali will be the recipient of the 2012 Liberty Medal.
The March on Frankfort was a pretty good show. I got to shake Dr. King’s hand, and he gave a truncated version of his famous “I have a dream” speech to the crowd. We all sang, “We Shall Overcome,” and “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Up on the hill, however, the Kentucky legislature remained unconvinced.”
Norb was a grassroots political organizer, par excellence. He knew more about the down-and-dirty art of precinct politics than anyone I ever met.
Louisville's Health Department wants you to be afraid of second-hand smoke, so it makes up lies to convince you.
Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols spoke at IdeaFestival 2010 about how she received the role of Uhura, the trials and discrimination she faced, and the importance of her role in the civil rights movement.