In this Black History Month edition of Saving Stories we hear from Kentuckian Charles Neblett, one of the founding members of the Freedom Singers which often performed as part of civil rights demonstrations in the early 1960's.
Kentuckian Charles Neblett was a founding member of the Freedom Singers
ByAlan Lytle & Doug Boyd & Nunn Center For Oral History•Feb 26, 2015
As the University of Kentucky continues to celebrate its sesquicentennial we take a look back at efforts to desegregate the school. Lincoln County native George Logan, one of the first African American students to attend UK talks about the racism he encountered back in 1951.
The years of the Civil Rights Movement are counted among the most volatile, yet vibrant, in American history. In our Black History month special, Memories of the Movement, The Tavis Smiley Show celebrates the courage, conviction and commitment of the everyday people who made extraordinary contributions to American social progress. Memories of the Movement features poignant, humorous, unheard or little known stories from a number of well-known civil rights icons.