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A state lawmaker is hoping to make Kentucky the third state in the country to pass a law banning discrimination against people with natural hairstyles. Rep. Attica Scott pre-filed a bill that would outlaw discrimination against natural hairstyles and protective hairstyles, such as braids, locs and twists. California became the first state to outlaw racial […]

Trump has decided to pay a $25 million settlement in the lawsuits related to Trump University.

A Kentucky high school principal apologized for one of his teachers' homework assignments that repeatedly used the N-word. It was supposed to prepare the students for when they encountered the slur in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

A Kentucky mother vented on Twitter about a new school policy that banned natural hairstyles. It went viral, and the school changed its policy.

Kentucky judge demands to know why jail officials sent a female inmate to her courtroom without proper attire. The woman was wearing the shorts and T-shirt that she was arrested in days earlier.

Kentucky voters elected the first Black woman in nearly 20 years to serve in the state legislature. The Democrat won a 3-person primary and faces no opposition in November.

During a victory speech Tuesday in California, Sanders told supporters he planned to stay in the race "'til the last ballot is cast," dismissing calls for him to drop out.

The death of Gynnya McMillen, 16, in a Kentucky detention center earlier this year sparked anger among civil rights activists as details emerged about her passing. But officials say that the teen, who was discovered in her cell on Jan. 11, died of an irregular heartbeat and not from an altercation with the facility's staff, according to BuzzFeed.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his supporters were roundly criticized and condemned as racists after a video surfaced of acolytes assaulting a Black woman at a Super Tuesday rally Louisville, Kentucky.

An English student’s comparison of a Ku Klux Klan member to a police officer in a school assignment rocked a Kentucky high school and brought about a contentious discussion regarding social injustice, WLKY reports. An Honors English teacher at North Oldham High School in Oldham County asked her students to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee […]

Reginald Windham, a longtime employee of the Lincoln Village Juvenile Detention Center, amassed a record of misconduct, including charges of excessive force and negligence.

Gynnya McMillen was discovered unconscious at the Lincoln Village Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Elizabethtown, Ky.