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Family of Breonna Taylor to Attend Protest at Kentucky State Capitol Building

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Calls for the arrest of the officers who killed Breonna Taylor have only grown louder since the 26-year-old was shot in her home in Lexington, Kentucky. It’s been three months since Taylor was killed and law enforcement in the state has not brought any charges against the offenders. Activists across social media and in the […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Former Oklahoma State, Kentucky Coach Eddie Sutton Dies at 84

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Legendary college basketball coach Eddie Sutton died Saturday of natural causes, he was 84. Sutton won more than 800 games. He was the first coach to take four different schools to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Sutton died at his home in South Tulsa, Oklahoma surrounded by family, according to a statement. Sutton is a […]

Kentucky Making Those Breaking Quarantines to Wear Ankle Monitors

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Louisville residents that have been in contact with coronavirus and refuse to isolate themselves now have to wear ankle bracelets. According to reports, there are a few known cases so far. Jefferson County courts has set up an on-call judge for these types of cases. Currently, under Kentucky’s guidelines only life-sustaining businesses can remain open. […]

Election Day 2019: Republican Daniel Cameron Becomes Kentucky’s First Black Attorney General

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Republican Daniel Cameron was elected Kentucky’s next attorney general Tuesday —the first African American to ever win a race for the office and the first Republican to do so in over 70 years. HISTORY MADE! Congratulations, @DanielCameronAG!https://t.co/si1J0lOBta — GOP (@GOP) November 6, 2019 Cameron, a 33-year old first-time candidate from Louisville, won over 57% of the […]

Louisville Is Renaming Its Airport After Hometown Legend Muhammad Ali

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It’s sad to say, but the silver lining is the international recognition, even in the champ’s death. It was announced yesterday that the Louisville International Airport will be renamed after Muhammad Ali, who was born and buried in the Kentucky capitol. The decision came from a unanimous vote of the Louisville Airport Authority with one […]

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Apparently Wasn’t Aware That Young Black Kids Can Play Chess

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The dangers of the many misguided stereotypes about Black people are most dangerous when someone in power subscribes to them. On Tuesday, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin visited Nativity Academy at St. Boniface, a Louisville, KY middle school that is 86 percent Black and only 1 percent white according to education nonprofit GreatSchools.org. Before entering, Gov. Bevin recorded a […]

Kentucky Congressman Commits Suicide After Denying Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Kentucky state Representative Dan Johnson, who was facing sexual assault accusations, died in a probable suicide on Wednesday, according to the Bullitt County, Kentucky Coroner. Johnson, 57, also the leader of the Louisville-area Heart of Fire Church, held a news conference on Tuesday at which he denied accusations contained in a report by the Kentucky […]

Are The OVO Air Jordan 8s Releasing?

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Drizzy are we going to see a release? The big question of the day, is will the OVO Air Jordan 8s see an actual release date? Drake has been consistent with his OVO Fest every summer and ever since he started the event, OVO x Jordan Brand sneakers have emerged. According to Sneaker Leaker PO!, […]

Experts Say The United Passenger Dragged Off Plane Has A Strong Legal Case

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Lawyers are now saying that Dr. David Dao who was dragged off the plane last Sunday in Chicago is planning for a lawsuit. They also filed for an emergency petition to preserve the potential evidence. Dao’s attorney told reporters that both United and the Chicago authorities are accountable. With all of the video evidence from […]

Kentucky’s Backcourt Duo Has Declared For The 2017 NBA Draft

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As expected, Coach Cal’s dynamic backcourt freshmen sensation has officially threw their name in the upcoming NBA Draft lottery. On Monday, guard De’Aaron Fox had announced he declared for the 2017 NBA Draft. The freshman sensation from Katy, Texas put on a show in front of thousands of fans in Lexington as he averaged 16.7 […]

Muhammad Ali To Make His Final Journey Through His Hometown

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This morning [Friday, June 10] in Kentucky, crowds of supporters and mourners of the late Muhammad Ali will line the streets of Louisville as a 90-minute funeral procession is set to travel through the icon’s hometown, passing by sites such as his childhood home and Columbia Gym, the very first boxing gym in which he […]

Attica Scott Is Changing The Game In Kentucky Politics

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Attica Scott is the newest face in Kentucky politics, and citizens of the state couldn’t be more proud. The former Louisville Metro Council member won the Kentucky Democratic Primary, sending her to the Kentucky house in January. It has been 20 years since a Black woman has served in the state’s legislature. In an interview […]

[Video] Kevin Gates & Boosie Badazz Entourages Brawl On Stage

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A few days ago, Baton Rouge, LA rappers Kevin Gates and Boosie Badazz were set to perform a show in Louisville, KY but things got way out of hand when both of their respective entourages brawled on stage. Though it is unclear why, rumors have begun to swirl that it might have something to do […]

Drake Stunts With Key to the City and Exclusive 1 of 1 Kentucky Blue Js

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Superstar and global force Drake received the key to Toronto amidst this weekends All-Star game festivities.  While supposedly toiling away at a new project titled Views from the 6 in his hometown, Drake shared a view of a never before seen color way of an “OVO” Air Jordan 8.  Dressed in a Kentucky blue color […]

Mayor Says He Received Sexual Favors From Woman On Parole

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A Kentucky mayor indicted for solicitation of prostitution had the charges dropped, even though he allegedly admitted that he used his position to get sexual favors from a woman on parole. The mayor claims he was coerced into confessing. Shepherdsville Mayor Scott Ellis confessed to Bullitt County Sheriff’s detective Lynn Hunt that he have oral […]