A town with moxie and a history of slavery dedicates a statue of a native, a pioneering black woman journalist

By Al Cross,¬†Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky In a little park amid the main intersection in downtown Russellville, Kentucky, stands a monument to the Confederate dead of Logan County, which borders Tennessee and before the Civil War had an economy based on slavery. No one pays much attention to the monument and its statue of … Continue reading A town with moxie and a history of slavery dedicates a statue of a native, a pioneering black woman journalist