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Louisville Tourism announced that the city will offer new programs to celebrate the Black American contribution to Louisville’s history and culture. “Although these leisure tourism experiences began two years ago as an effort to curate the rich cultural assets involving Louisville’s Black history and heritage, they are coming to fruition at a very timely moment, on the heels of a national ...

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - The headstones - cracked, chipped, crumbled - rise sporadically across eight acres of dried grass. Mold and wind have eaten away at the slabs of stone, but if you kneel close enough, maybe wipe a palm across the faded inscriptions, family names emerge. Tucked off a quiet two-lane road lined by towering oak trees in Lexington, you'll find African Cemetery No. 2, the burial site ...

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