residents, located on the banks of the Ohio River southeast of Chicago, east. More, historic sites, from York Monument new Trends of the Season to Russell District. The Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (nkaa) has been developed as a finding aid to bring together a brief description of pertinent names, places, and events, and to list the sources where additional information may be found. In the first Kentucky Derby in 1875, 14 of 15 were Black jockeys and 15 of the first 28 Derby races were won by Black jockeys.
Young, Woodford Porter, Frank Stanley, and Calvin Winstead, became Louisville's pioneer families in modern business and politics. Frankfort: Kentucky State University, 1987. Onward and Upward: A Centennial History of Kentucky State University. This is not currently an all inclusive database, but we are working toward that goal and suggestions are welcomed. More, cultural sites, kentucky Center for African American Heritage is rising among a cluster of renovated buildings at Muhammad Ali Boulevard and 18th Street. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2004. Church were founded in the area. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998. Buchanan, had been free since she was three years old. The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky: Bridging the Past with the Present.