Governor Edward Breathitt on the failure of the 1964 KY civil rights legistlation

Kentucky Gov. Edward Breathitt discusses the failure of the 1964 civil rights legislation in Kentucky and discusses the passage of comprehensive…

Dearing King shares memories from the Kentucky Civil Rights Movement

My name is Dearing E. King, Jr. and the son of the Rev. Dr. D.E. King whom I consider one the unsung heroes of the civil rights movement. In fact,…

Mattie Jones remembers participating in the 1964 march on Frankfort for civil rights in KY

This is a clip from an oral history interview with Mattie Jones about her decisions to join the protests leading up to and during the 1964 Martin…

Joe Graves talks about the public accommodations legislation group in 1963.

Joe Graves describes the founding of Kentuckians for Public accommodations Legislation in 1963. Including details about political support and…