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Historian Gerald Smith Shares Favorite Tales From The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia

By Gail Hairston


"UK at the Half" interview with UK history Professor Gerald Smith about the Kentucky African American Encyclopedia.

A&S Alum's Book Explores Rise of Notorious Brawler to Noted Horseman

By Whitney Hale, Mack McCormick
As the eyes of horse racing enthusiasts worldwide turn to New York and the Belmont Stakes this week, another storied racetrack prepares for its summer meet less than 200 miles north. The Saratoga Race Course owes much of its history to its sometimes forgotten founder, a brawler turned congressman, John Morrissey.