Host Renee Shaw continues her series of discussions about the increasing violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander communities with Lexington chef, restaurateur and community activist Dan Wu who frequently speaks and podcasts on social justice issues.
Look back at Louisville treasures from 2007 including a Kentucky cherry corner cupboard made around 1815, a Qing period nephrite jade basin, and a 1911 Julian Onderdonk landscape oil. Which has skyrocketed in value and is appraised for $125,000? Watch now.
At Black-owned funeral homes in New Orleans, COVID-19 reshapes the grieving process. How the pandemic has transformed mourning in a city known for its jazz-filled funerals. Also in this hour, the story of a mom's fight to survive the virus and see her newborn. Watch now.
In honor of Women’s History Month, Renee Shaw talks to Kentucky student and author Prisha Hedau, who published her book PANDEMIC 2020 last fall, written when she was just 9 years old. Next, former social studies teachers Carly Muetterties and Maddie Shepard talk about their book Bluegrass Bold: Stories of Kentucky Women for use in Kentucky classrooms.
Bill Bryant and guest journalists discuss news from the commonwealth, including the death of original Comment on Kentucky host Al Smith and legislation passed in the 2021 General Assembly. Guests: Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader; Chris Otts, WDRB in Louisville; and Deborah Yetter, Louisville Courier-Journal.
Renee Shaw hosts a discussion about historical horse racing legislation. Guests: State Sen. John Schickel (R-Union), sponsor of the legislation; State Sen. Whitney Westerfield (R-Crofton); Bill Lear, attorney for the Keeneland Association; and Martin Cothran, senior policy analyst and spokesperson for the Family Foundation of Kentucky.
Come to the table as we explore Kentucky's best dishes. Fans of barbecued mutton flock to a festival in Owensboro, diners get meals on the move from Louisville's food trucks, the famous dish created at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, and Appalachian spoonbread will melt in your mouth. Watch now.
We celebrate Kentucky's musical heritage by visiting a town that's home to the legendary Bill Monroe and birthplace of bluegrass music; sit down with the queen of country music, Loretta Lynn; learn about The Hilltoppers' rise to fame, and listen to Louisville jazz musician Harry Pickens. Watch now.