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Aaron Thompson: Setbacks are inevitable, but on this Martin Luther King Day, let us celebrate progress

If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, he would have just celebrated his 90th birthday. Inevitably, I find myself wondering how Dr. King would rate America’s progress in achieving social and racial justice. The election of our first black president in 2008 was a watershed event that reminded us of just how far we’ve come since the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which abolished Jim Crow laws that...

Dr. Otis Moss, former co-pastor with Martin Luther King Sr., to speak at Campbellsville Feb. 21

By Jesse Russell Special to KyForward Dr. Otis Moss Jr., theologian, pastor and civic leader, who was a former staff member of Dr. Martin Luther King Sr., will be speaking during Black History Month at Campbellsville University’s weekly chapel service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Ransdell Chapel in Campbellsville. Moss is one of America’s most influential religious leaders and highly sought-after...