The Kentucky State Fair Board is seeking to team up with additional corporate sponsors — both large and small businesses — for the state fair. [WDRB] Eighteen months after Stan Curtis was charged with stealing $183,354 from a national charity he founded, leaders of another food charity he started years before — Kentucky Harvest — [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Race'
April 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments
April 16th, 2014 · No Comments
Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]
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April 10th, 2014 · No Comments
Why is it the most vocal racists all look the same, like the same television shows and spout the asme homicidal hatred? Here are a couple: CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE Kudos to WDRB for leaving those remarks intact so the community can see the true colors of these people.
April 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments
That denial: pretending that racism isn’t alive and well in Louisville and that this is the most compassionate, amazing place on earth. We all love the city but let’s get real and quit it with the hype. If you love it, you’ve gotta be real with it. No, folks, allowing comments to remain doesn’t mean [...]
April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off
Oh, not much, just this: FROM TWITTER THE URBANS! OH GOD! We collectively give up.
April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off
The Jeffersonville side of the Big Four Bridge is expected to open April 30, Mayor Mike Moore tells WDRB. [WDRB] Metro Councilman David James watched the raw video of a fight and subsequent stabbing of two teenagers on a Louisville bus and said the incident raised concerns about city bus safety. [C-J/AKN] Several violent incidents [...]
April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off
The city of Louisville joins forces with a private waste company to get more businesses downtown to recycle. [WDRB] Major Pee Alert! Because white panic is getting worse and worse. This time in J-town. [C-J/AKN] Legislation in Kentucky that was designed to set euthanasia standards for shelter animals took an unexpected turn when it went [...]
March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off
Seems like it was just yesterday when people were suggesting we were cherry-picking a few (there were tens of thousands and still are) racist comments from various media stories in town. So let’s take a look at some of the comments on stories about downtown violence from just the past day: Possibility City!
March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off
The latest from John David Dyche further illustrates why it was a good decision to cut him from the Courier-Journal. It’s as if he believes the entire city is the Pendennis Club and no non-WASPs are allowed. Some excerpts: While Louisvillians obsessed over two basketball teams made up mostly of African-American youths beating their opponents [...]
March 12th, 2014 · Comments Off
If the new Omni hotel in downtown Louisville is solidly profitable, Omni will share some of the proceeds with Metro government through “profit participation payments,” according to the broad terms of a $261 million deal that was announced last week. [WDRB] After Shawn Donahue, a former Harrison County juvenile prosecutor and an active member of [...]