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Alum talks about leading UK’s effort to impact change

Danelle Stevens-Watkins is leading UNITE, UK's newest research priority area focused on achieving racial equity.

Capilouto restructures leadership team, diversity the goal

Creates new positions to focus on diversity, providing funding to help make things work.

50 UK administrators to undergo anti-racist training

Part of broader effort to improve diversity,.

UK outlines next steps in diversity, equity and inclusion measures

Volunteers sought to further lead discussions.

New virtual story time for kids focuses on racial diversity

Unique reading program focuses on diversity, continues through August

Moore named to diversity, inclusion post at EKU

Leaving Northern Kentucky University for new post

University of Kentucky: record first-year enrollment, diversity show commitment to state

The University of Kentucky says its record first-year enrollment and growing diversity show a commitment to Kentucky. 

Starbucks to close over 8,000 stores for anti-bias training

Starbucks will close more than 8,000 stores nationwide on Tuesday to conduct anti-bias training, the next of many steps the company is taking to try to restore its tarnished image as a hangout where all are welcome.

Centre College students sit-in, demand campus be more inclusive

Hundreds of students at Centre College in Danville held a sit-in Wednesday to demand the administration make the campus more inclusive and minority friendly. 

Celebrating Multiculturalism with Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s Upward Bound Program

What does multiculturalism mean to you? Special guest Yamukumba Mbayo stopped by today to tell us all about the new Bluegrass Community & Technical...

CPE approves campus diversity plans

The Council on Postsecondary Education approved campus diversity plans for the public four-year universities and the 16 colleges of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System at its meeting Friday.

GOP tax bill win a big loss for Berea College

Lawmakers from Kentucky are blaming Senate Democrats for a move they say will make it harder to educate thousands of low-income students at Berea College.

Western Kentucky University regents approve diversity plan

Western Kentucky University regents have approved a five-year plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion on the Bowling Green campus.

Lexington NAACP joins national travel advisory for American Airlines

The Lexington chapter of the NAACP joined the national organization in warning blacks that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.

Roots and Heritage Festival celebrates 29th year

If you were driving downtown this weekend, you may have had some trouble getting around.

City committee targets increase in police, fire diversity

City officials in Kentucky are highlighting the impact of a committee formed nearly two years ago to increase diversity in city fire and police departments.

Crosswalks in Dowtown Lexington painted in Rainbow Colors

The city says it is a way to make the downtown more vibrant and draw attention to the city's diversity and make this busy intersection more visible.

School celebrates “Children of the World”

One Lexington school celebrated diversity and other cultures by hosting an international night.

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Brantley Gilbert to headline Acoustic Concert 2020

Blue Grass Community Foundation sets $100,000 challenge to advance racial equity in Lexington

Anonymous donor, family provide seed money for major project.