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Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Ceremony Will Be Held in Bowling Green

This year's pool of 35 nominees has been selected from which the inductees will be chosen.

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights says the nominees are men and women who have helped improve the quality of life for Kentuckians in the areas of human and civil rights.

They include:

**  WKU professor of social ethics and racial justice Dr. Alan Anderson who worked with Dr. Martin Luther King and wrote a Pulitzer Prize-nominated book about the experience.

** Bowling Green Housing Authority executive director Abraham Williams.

** Former Bowling Green human rights commission director Linda McCray.

** Bowling Green educator Angela Alexander Townsend.

** The late Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Moneta Sleet, Jr. of Owensboro.

The ceremony will be held at WKU's Carroll-Knicely Center October 16th at 1:00 EDT. It is free and open to the public.

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