Tag Archives: Kentucky

The Confederacy and the Union: “How the South Lost the War but Won the Narrative”

By Elaine Magliaro The Boston Globe has been running a “Divided Nation” series. The series has already touched upon a number of issues—including the wealth gap in Colorado, religious and gay rights in Arkansas, and Marco Rubio’s silence on immigration. … Continue reading

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Backroom New Jersey Verizon Deal Will Hurt Landline Customers: One Example of How Government Now Exists to Service Corporations at the Expense of the Citizenry

By Elaine Magliaro On Sunday, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston reported that the telephone is going to become “much more costly and intermittently available in the Garden State, thanks to a backroom deal between New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s administration and … Continue reading

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Kentucky Sheriff’s Deputy Brings Gun to Church Wedding and Accidentally Shoots His Mother

By Elaine Magliaro Detective Cory Golightly, a sheriff’s deputy from western Kentucky, has been placed on paid administrative leave after accidentally shooting his mother with a personal weapon during a wedding ceremony at the Bardwell Baptist Church in Carlisle County. … Continue reading

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LYNCHING IN AMERICA: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror—A Report from the Equal Justice Initiative

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, the Equal justice Initiative (EJI) released a report of a multi-year investigation titled Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror. EJI discovered that lynchings in this country were more extensive than had been … Continue reading

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Should Public Employees Know the Details of the Investments Being Made with Their Retirement Savings?

By Elaine Magliaro In an article published earlier this week in In These Times, journalist/author David Sirota wrote that Kentucky has a message for public school teachers in the state: “You have no right to know the details of the investments being … Continue reading

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Yet Another Scene from “Post Racial” America: Kentucky Fire Chief Refuses to Help Black Family Involved in Traffic Accident…Says “We Ain’t Taking No N*ggers Here”

By Elaine Magliaro   Julius Hatfield, the Southeast Bullitt Fire Chief, is reported to be under fire after footage of his racist comments were made public. In September, Hatfield “was recorded on a Bullitt County Sheriff deputy’s body camera during a response … Continue reading

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A Scene from Post Racial America: Halloween “Lynching” Display at Fort Campbell Removed from Yard of Home on the Army Base in Kentucky

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier this week, military officials removed a “horrific” Halloween lynching display that had been set up in the yard of the on-base home of an active-duty soldier at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The “jarring” scene appeared to depict … Continue reading

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