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This afternoon, the 139th Kentucky Derby will be run in Louisville, Kentucky's famed Churchill Downs Stables. Kevin Krigger of the American Virgin Islands will be aboard the second favorite in the race, Goldencents. Krigger will
Herald-Leader columnist Every time I pass the site of the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden, I wonder why nothing seems to be happening there. I thought the park was to have been built by now, complete with the winning concept for a public art piece.
Long, who is now retired from racing, used to race for Dishman's father, Oscar Dishman, in the late 1970s. Long is now part of the Project to Preserve African American Turf History. Juneteenth is the annual celebration in Lexington of the Day the
Buy Photo Story Photos The grown-ups had started excavating at what will soon by the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden. But by Saturday, it was the time to bring in the people who really know about digging: anyone roughly younger than 14...They also
Brinegar was researching African-American women, particularly Murphy's relatives, and discovered the location, Cozart said. She presented her findings to the board, which was ambivalent about her findings because they feared archeological and
He writes about race, and this collection of poems is no exception. The subject, Isaac Murphy, was a famous African-American jockey in Kentucky who, Walker writes, was the first to win the Kentucky Derby three times (1884, 1890, 1891), Murphy won an
Through persona poems one written from the perspective of another person the award-winning poet has combined my love of a straight read with a poet's ability to make me live in the moment. Walker used that technique when he wrote about Buffalo Dance: