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Black Graduates of Kentucky (periodical)
Start Year : 1970
End Year : 1998
Beginning in 1970, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights published the title Black Graduates of Kentucky. It was an annual publication that was very unusual because it was a government directory that attempted to list the African American college and university graduates in the entire state. Most other publications of this type were not produced by the state, but rather by higher education institutions in specific states, and the publications focused on the individual institution's graduates only. The Kentucky directory title changed in 1994 to African American Graduates of Kentucky Directory. The publication ceased in 1998.
Subjects: Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Black Owned Businesses in Kentucky
This 2006 online publication [.pdf] was compiled by the Office of Research and Information Technology General Research Branch at the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.   
Subjects: Businesses, Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Center of Excellence for the Study of Kentucky African Americans (CESKAA)
"Devoted to the collection, preservation, interpretation and dissemination of materials about African Americans in Kentucky and those with Kentucky connections residing throughout the nation and around the globe." Located at Kentucky State University.
Subjects: Genealogy, History, Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky

Connections with Renee Shaw (KET)
Start Year : 2005
Renee Shaw is the host, co-producer, writer, and managing editor of "Connections with Renee Shaw." The intent of the program is to show the positive side of what is happening in Kentucky communities and the people who are making it happen. The interviews are archived and available to the public at the Kentucky Educational Television (KET) website. The archive is a very good resource of local people, places, and events, most of which will not be found elsewhere.
Subjects: Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Kentucky African American Encyclopedia
The encyclopedia is to be published in 2013. For more information contact Dr. John A. Hardin at john.hardin@wku.edu, Western Kentucky University; Karen C. McDaniel, recently retired Director of the Kentucky State University Library; or Dr. Gerald L. Smith at gesmit0@uky.edu, University of Kentucky.
Subjects: Genealogy, History, Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Kentucky African American Heritage Commission
A state agency located in Frankfort, KY, its mission is "To identify and promote awareness of the significant African American influences upon the history and culture of Kentucky and to support and encourage the preservation of Kentucky African American heritage. Because African Americans have made significant contributions to the social and cultural life of the Commonwealth, the African American Heritage Commission will create a deeper understanding of the past accomplishments and ongoing influence of African Americans on the heritage of the Commonwealth."
Subjects: Genealogy, History, Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

"The State of African Americans in Kentucky"
Start Year : 2009
The State of African Americans in Kentucky is an online publication (.pdf) by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. The report was published in February 2009.
Subjects: Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

"The Status of African Americans in Kentucky, 2010 Revised Edition"
Start Year : 2010
Produced by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, The Status of African Americans in Kentucky, gives a very good review and overview, and an update on the standing of African Americans in Kentucky. The publication is available online in .pdf.
Subjects: Resources Dedicated to Kentucky African Americans [Statewide]
Geographic Region: Kentucky

 

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