Stories about people, places, events, and so on. Factual, but written in a story-telling style.
Michael Dyson “makes everyone mad,” then gets standing ovation Members Subscribers Public
The Paducah-McCracken County NAACP invited the best-selling author, well-known pundit, and Vanderbilt University professor to town Sunday afternoon for a program billed as “Glory: An Evening with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.” He did not disappoint.
Remembering Marcus Woodward Members Subscribers Public
I knew of Marcus from his work as chair of the KDP finance committee, and his Twitter account. I had the sense, however, that there was more to Marcus Woodward than I knew, so I decided to speak with Sandy, his wife, to learn more. And I'm glad I did.
”I won't abandon you, like our current representative has.” – Teacher files to face Guthrie Members Subscribers Public
Many people entering politics start with a smaller, more local office, and work their way “up the chain” in terms of the level of the office and the scope of the work. But sometimes, the issues are so compelling that you just can’t wait.
Lexington activist considering running for Kelly Flood's seat Members Subscribers Public
Long-time Democratic state representative Kelly Flood is not running in 2022, thus making the 75th an open seat. Forward Kentucky learned that Roy Harrison, a well-known volunteer and activist in Lexington, is considering running for the seat. Here's our interview with him.
“Although access hangs by a thread, abortion is still safe and legal in Kentucky, and we must do everything within our power to keep it that way.” Members Subscribers Public
Berry Craig interviews Tamarra Wieder, director of Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates for Kentucky, about the Texas abortion law, and the future of women's healthcare access in Kentucky.
At my hospital, over 95% of COVID-19 patients share one thing in common: They’re unvaccinated Members Subscribers Public
As an emergency medicine doctor, I’ve lost count of the number of COVID-19 surges since the pandemic began. But this one feels different. The patients are younger, and have fewer preexisting conditions. And at my hospital, over 95% of these patients share one common feature: They’re unvaccinated.
Shuler: Modern labor movement means nobody gets left behind Members Subscribers Public
On this Labor Day, new AFL-CIO president Liz Shuler lays out her vision for the modern labor movement, and all the changes we need in our workplaces and our society.
Urgent dispatch from the COVID front lines Members Subscribers Public
A real-life update from an ER doc – basically, an SOS from the medical Titanic. Read, share, then get vaccinated if you aren't.