From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Laurel County African American Heritage Oral History Project

The following description and subject terms come from the Kentucky Historical Society website. "6 interviews with current and former African American residents of Laurel County, Kentucky." "Basketball; Basketball players; Churches; Civil rights; Coal camps; Coal miners; Coal mines and mining; Kentucky State University; Quilting; Race discrimination; Race relations; School integration; Schools; Segregation; Slavery; Slaves"  

Kentucky County & Region

Read about Laurel County, Kentucky in Wikipedia.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Laurel County African American Heritage Oral History Project,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 23, 2024,

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