On Tuesday, the Fund for the Arts Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve Christen Boone as Designate President and CEO of the Fund for the Arts, according to a news release. [WDRB] They prayed, they sang, they held up signs and they made demands — for an end to zero tolerance policies in Jefferson [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Race'
April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments
Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Education · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Music · Race · Scandal · State Government · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville · Water
April 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments
The secret to Derby Pie’s success: magic, obviously. Don’t even try explaining it. [WDRB] Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. Instead of spreading racially-charged anti-Obama rhetoric (and that’s what it is— fear of a black man or a scary Muslim, at least in Kentucky), Granny Mitch ought to focus on ripping apart [...]
April 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments
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 — [...]
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!