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CESJ Affiliate Randolph Hollingsworth leading effort to develop the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

CESJ Affiliate Accomplishments

CESJ affiliate Dr. Randolph Hollingsworth is leading the effort to develop the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project.

Please see the following for more details on this great effort. 

https://networks.h-net.org/KyWomanSuffrage

Freedom Rider to Lecture on Selma Journey

Bernard LaFayette Jr., an associate of Martin Luther King Jr., will speak on his leadership experience in the voting rights movement in Selma, Ala. on March 25.

New Oral History Project Chronicles Kentucky's Civil Rights History

As Kentucky remembers the 1964 Civil Rights March on Frankfort, UK announces a new collection of oral histories with many of the state's most noted civil rights activists.

Civil Rights Heroes Brought to Life at CORE Conference

Members of the public and especially young people are encouraged to attend "Aiming for New Heights," a celebration of the Lexington Congress on Racial Equality (CORE), the group of black and white individuals largely responsible for Kentucky’s civil rights movement.

Medgar Evers Un-Ghosted in New WUKY Radio Production

"The Unghosting of Medgar Evers" is a book of poetry about the slain civil rights icon and now the title of a special one-hour radio production by WUKY 91.3 FM, the University of Kentucky's NPR station.

Kentucky Women in the Civil Rights Era: Randolph Hollingsworth

Kentucky has a vast and varied history, but there are still pieces of its past that lay undiscovered. Randolph Hollingsworth, a historian working at the University of Kentucky, taught a course in Kentucky women's history during the Civil Rights era. Hollingsworth's students dug through archives, drafted papers, and even created some new Wikipedia pages in the History of women in Kentucky category. The students' findings and discussions are all available at the Kentucky Women in the Civil Rights Era website.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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