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Civil Rights and Social Justice Special Collections: Oral Histories
This series of interviews focuses on civil rights and the struggle for black equality in Kentucky during the 20th century. Topics addressed include discrimination, racism, Southern identity, and particularly the cross-district racial integration plan for Jefferson County and Louisville established in 1975 by Federal Judge James Gordon.
I Am Diversity: The Unconscious Bias Initiative is a program from the University of Kentucky Office of Institutional Diversity to create a universally accessible model of diversity education that illuminates the fundamental links between human identity, intersectionality, and inclusion.
The Kentucky Human Rights Commission, the University of Kentucky Office of Community Engagement and the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History partnered to celebrate the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame and record interviews with recent inductees. Topics include individual life stories, a description of life under segregation, the desegregation of education and public accommodations, as well as protests and demonstrations and other forms of activis
The Youth Activism in Different Generations in Appalachia oral history project considers intergenerational experiences of and reflections on youth, gender, civic engagement and activism, and regional development in Appalachia. Interviewees include different generations, both currently young and "formerly young" people, who are and/or have been engaged in different forms of organizing in several mountain counties of Eastern Kentucky.