Young Parents, Noted KY African Americans, Humans of Central Appalachia 

LISTEN TO FULL PROGRAM

By segment

One

How to help young Kentucky parents overcome a unique set of challenges is the focus of a new report from Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Interviews with KYA Executive Director Terry Brooks. LISTEN

Two

More on helping young parents find their way in this interview with Cathe Dykstra of the Family Scholar House in Louisville. Also in this segment: It wasn't until the 1970s when Kentucky's leading newspapers-of-record began including on their pages reporting of the lives and times of African American citizens. It prompted UK special collections librarian Reinette Jones to create and curate the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database. She provides details. LISTEN

Three

The Blue Grass Army Depot just held another annual ten-county mock chemical weapons disaster drill. WEKU's Stu Johnson on why this one was of special significance. 

And, our September installment of "Humans of Central Appalachia" visits William "Buck" Wade of Keystone, West Virginia - the first African American coal mine safety inspector who went on to become Keystone's three-term mayor. The interview was selected from more than 400 gathered by photojournalist Malcolm Wilson.  LISTEN 

Leave a comment

    Add comment