Together Lexington to donate local African-American history signage to city

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)– Together Lexington is donating its upcoming local African-American Heritage signage to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. The Council today voted unanimously to accept the donation.

Together Lexington has invested $75,000 to create interpretive signage to tell the story of the African-American experience in the community. The concept for this downtown experience was sparked by discussions facilitated through Together Lexington’s Courageous Conversations, a series of community forums held in 2017 that tackled issues such as race.

Twelve signs, which will be located mainly downtown, will help residents and visitors discover Lexington’s African-American history through a self-guided tour. The people and places that will be featured…

Read More