From the untold to the unforgettable...
Intrigue & Inspire
Stories uncovered. Legends preserved. Heroes made. Kentucky's diverse heritage celebrates them all. Come hear the stories of an African-American 17-year-old who mapped large parts of Mammoth Cave in the 19th century. Of a 5’6” jockey who won big at the Kentucky Derby. Of a young Muhammad Ali, who turned a fight for his bike into a fire that fueled a boxing legend. Explore the lives of these trailblazers and more on a journey through the Bluegrass State. Much more than a history lesson, this is a true connection to the spirit of Kentucky.
Watch Kentucky Stories
History...In Their Own Words
Kentucky is full of stories of African Americans who were explorers and pioneers. And stories of the modern-day pioneers who are preserving their legacies. Watch these trailblazers share their stories, in their own words.
Explore Kentucky's Civil Rights Legacy
Take a remarkable journey to explore Kentucky sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, tracing historic paths and walking in the footsteps of giants.