Harry Sykes http://wuky.org en Lexington's First Black Councilman Dies http://wuky.org/post/lexingtons-first-black-councilman-dies <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington’s first African-American city councilman has died. Harry Sykes, who was elected in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement in 1963, came to Lexington in 1954. That’s after he completed two seasons with the Harlem Globetrotters. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:24:13 +0000 Josh James 24076 at http://wuky.org Lexington's First Black Councilman Dies Lexington's First African-American Councilman Honored http://wuky.org/post/lexingtons-first-african-american-councilman-honored <P></P> <P>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington’s Urban County Council took time Thursday to honor one of its own. Harry Sykes, the city’s first African-American council member was recognized as an important voice for civil rights and for a distinguished career in public service. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:43:39 +0000 Josh James 22592 at http://wuky.org Lexington's First African-American Councilman Honored