: ' Civil Rights Movement'

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project: Mattie Jones

In partnership with the Kentucky Human Rights Commission and the University of Kentucky’s Office of Community Engagement, the Nunn Center is honored to celebrate the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame inductees and capture their stories in [...]

Saving Stories Features Ezell Blair, Jr: Remembering the Greensboro Sit-Ins

This episode of Saving Stories reflects on a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement documented in a powerful oral history interview archived at the Nunn Center. This episode features an oral history interview with Ezell [...]

Saving Stories: Interviews with Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X

The latest edition of Saving Stories on WUKY features Dr. Doug Boyd and Alan Lytle discussing one of the Nunn Center’s premiere collection of interviews with leaders of the  Civil Rights Movement. These oral history interviews were [...]

Nunn Center Puts Governor Breathitt Oral Histories Online

This week the  Nunn Center has uploaded oral History interviews with former Kentucky Governor Edward T. Breathitt.  Governor Breathitt served as Governor from 1963-1967, a pivotal time in Kentucky’s as well as this nation’s history.  The [...]