From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Kentucky African American Heritage Commission

A state agency located in Frankfort, KY, its mission is "To identify and promote awareness of the significant African American influences upon the history and culture of Kentucky and to support and encourage the preservation of Kentucky African American heritage. Because African Americans have made significant contributions to the social and cultural life of the Commonwealth, the African American Heritage Commission will create a deeper understanding of the past accomplishments and ongoing influence of African Americans on the heritage of the Commonwealth."

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“Kentucky African American Heritage Commission,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 18, 2019,

Last modified: 2017-07-19 17:51:31