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Video Archive: Season 9

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  • Betty Baye (#901)

    Louisville journalist Betty Baye, whose career in journalism spans nearly three decades, was inducted into National Association of Black Journalists' 2013 Hall of Fame. Since her career at the Courier-Journal ended in 2011, she has been working as an independent journalist, playwright, and motivational speaker. She is also an adjunct lecturer at Bellarmine University.

    Premiered: Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY

  • Ronald Chi (#902)

    Ronald Chi is founding principal of The Learning Center, a school for kids who don't thrive in traditional classroom settings. He discusses the strategies he and the staff use to engage students in their learning.

    Premiered: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

  • Roszalyn Akins (#903)

    Roszalyn Akins is dean of the Carter G. Woodson Academy in Lexington. The college preparatory school for promising males opened in 2012 and this year is serving young boys grades six through 10.

    Premiered: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY

  • Malcolm Ratchford (#904)

    Malcolm Ratchford is the new executive director of the Community Action Council, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income Kentuckians in Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas counties work toward greater economic security.

    Premiered: Friday, September 27, 2013 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

  • Ruth Brinkley (#905)

    Meet Ruth Brinkley, the president and CEO of KentuckyOne Health. KentuckyOne Health was created in 2012 by the merger of Jewish Hospital & St. Mary's HealthCare and the Saint Joseph Health System.

    Premiered: Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

  • Girl Power (#906)

    "Girl Power" features two segments. The first segment features Dress for Success Lexington, which promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools. The second segment features Kentucky Pink Connection, which provides support for those with breast cancer and works to remove barriers to screening and treatment.

    Premiered: Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Kiki Petrosino (#907)

    Poet Kiki Petrosino, a creative writing professor at the University of Louisville, discusses her body of work and her latest collection of poems, Hymn for the Black Terrific.

    Premiered: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

  • Pop Culture and Commodification of Women (#908)

    Two women's rights activists and gender-studies professors discuss pop culture and media stereotypes of women.

    Premiered: Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • The Innocence Project (#909)

    In 1983, Calvin Johnson was falsely convicted of rape and sentenced to life in prison. The Innocence Project took his case and arranged for forensic testing that proved his innocence 16 years later. Renee Shaw talks with Johnson and Innocence Project Policy Director Stephen Saloom about the criminal justice system.

    Premiered: Thursday, January 2 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

  • Diabetes Prevention and Control (#910)

    Experts discuss statewide education and prevention methods and the changes individuals can make to avoid diabetes.

    Premiered: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY

  • Human Trafficking (#911)

    Guests discuss the extent of the sex trade and labor exploitation in Kentucky and recent legislation that strengthens Kentucky's human trafficking laws and provides more services to victims.

    Premiered: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY

  • The Forgotten Minority: People with Disabilities (#912)

    People with disabilities are sometimes referred to as the forgotten minority. On this program, advocates for the special-needs population explain the challenges faced by those with disabilities, the resources available, and possible policy changes.

    Premiered: Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

  • Middle Class Struggles and Poverty (#913)

    Guests are Ron Crouch, demographer and director of research and statistics in the Office of Employment and Training for the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, and Myrdin Thompson of Louisville, an activist with RESULTS, a nonprofit whose mission is to fight hunger and poverty.

    Premiered: Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

  • Reggie Thomas, Ron Spriggs, Bobby Scroggins (#914)

    In a two-part episode, Renee interviews a trio of men who are either making history or working to preserve it. In the first part of the program, Renee interviews Reginald "Reggie" Thomas, only the third African American in Kentucky history to be elected to the Kentucky Senate. In the second part of the program, Renee interviews Ron Spriggs, historian, and Bobby Scroggins, a University of Kentucky art professor and sculptor, about the Tuskegee Airmen and new artwork created to honor them.

    Premiered: Thursday, December 26, 2013 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY

  • Senate President Pro Tem Katie Stine (#915)

    Kentucky Sen. Katie Stine, president pro tem of the Kentucky Senate, talks with Renee about the 2014 legislative session and her decision to retire from the Kentucky General Assembly at the end of her term.

    Premiered: Friday, January 3 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

  • Audrey Haynes, Cabinet for Health and Family Services (#916)

    Secretary Audrey Haynes, head of the Kentucky Health and Family Services Cabinet, talks with Renee about the state health benefits exchange program and major health and welfare issues facing Kentucky families and children.

    Premiered: Wednesday, January 15 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY

  • J. Michael Brown, Public Safety and Justice Cabinet (#917)

    Secretary J. Michael Brown, head of the Kentucky Public Safety and Justice Cabinet, sits down with Renee to discuss progress in state efforts to curb drug abuse and to discuss the juvenile code and other corrections matters that could come before the 2014 General Assembly.

    Premiered: Sunday, January 19 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, Department for Public Health (#918)

    Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, discusses legislative efforts to pass a statewide smoke-free law; action by the Food and Drug Administration on trans fats in foods; and the impact of the Affordable Care Act.

    Premiered: Thursday, January 30 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2

  • Capital Punishment (#919)

    Renee talks about capital punishment with Sabrina Butler of Mississippi, the only woman ever exonerated from a death row sentence, and with Kate Miller, spokesperson for the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky.

    Premiered: Sunday, March 23 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET

  • Vershawn A. Young (#920)

    University of Kentucky professor Vershawn A. Young (also known as Dr. Vay), an expert on the contemporary African American experience, talks about the new book Other People's English.

    Premiered: Tuesday, April 1 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY

  • Frank X Walker (#921)

    Frank X Walker, the 2013-2104 Poet Laureate of Kentucky, talks about his latest 49 poem collection, Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers.

    Premiered: Tuesday, April 8 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY

  • 1964 March on Frankfort (#922)

    Martin Luther King Jr. and baseball great Jackie Robinson led more than 10,000 people in a march to the Kentucky Capitol in Frankfort on March 5, 1964, to demand an end to segregation in businesses, restaurants, and theaters. We remember the 1964 march with NAACP Louisville leader Raoul Cunningham and former state Sen. Georgia Davis Powers.

    Premiered: Friday, February 21 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2

  • Aaron Thompson (#926)

    Aaron Thompson, executive vice president and chief academic officer of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, discusses the state budget for higher education and the impact on student tuition. He also talks about higher education reform as well as collaboration with the K-12 system and the community and technical college system.

    Premiered: Tuesday, April 15 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY

  • MaryLee Underwood and Chastity Ross (#927)

    MaryLee Underwoood and Chastity Ross with the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities discuss recent legislation to protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

    Premiered: Thursday, April 24 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY

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