Louisville student journalists recognized for reporting on racist KSP training practices
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)- A group of student journalists in Louisville won an award Thursday for their reporting on racism in KSP training materials.
Students from the Manual RedEye of duPont Manual High School won the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Book and Journalism Awards’ High School Print Award.
Students Satchel Walton, Cooper Walton, and Payton Carns won. An attorney related to a student reporter requested documents used to train a detective who shot and killed a man in Harlan County in May 2018. Among those documents attorney David Ward requested was a slideshow entitled “the Warrior Mindset” that utilizes quotes from Hitler encouraging violence.
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