Tag Archives: Kentucky

All, all, are sleeping on the hill

When Muhammad Ali is laid to rest Friday, it will be in Cave Hill Cemetery, in my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. At nearly 300 acres, it’s the largest cemetery in Louisville. My mother learned to drive on the narrow, isolated … Continue reading

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Religious beliefs — discrimination or dogma?

I was born in Kentucky. At the time of my birth, in 1967, it was illegal in Kentucky, and throughout the south, for black people to marry white people. Miscegenation laws, some of them more than 150 years old, prohibited … Continue reading

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