From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (source)

Laurel County African American Heritage Oral History Project


Available online at the Kentucky Historical Society website.


"6 interviews with current and former African American residents of Laurel County, Kentucky." "Basketball; Basketball players; Churches; Civil rights; Coal camps; Coal miners; Coal mines and mining; Kentucky State University; Quilting; Race discrimination; Race relations; School integration; Schools; Segregation; Slavery; Slaves"

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Laurel County African American Heritage Oral History Project,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 21, 2022,

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