Interview with Kenneth H. Kennedy, April 12, 2019

Project: University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Kenneth H. Kennedy was a student at the University of Kentucky during its early days of desegregation. In this interview, he discusses his childhood and education in Louisville, Kentucky. He talks about his decision to attend the University of Kentucky and his experiences as an African American man during the school's integration period. He talks about his experiences with racism and violence, his social life on campus, meeting with university administration, and his feelings on his overall experience at UK. He talks about his family and his life and career after leaving the university.

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2019oh1372_ukaae0012

Interviewee Name

Kenneth H. Kennedy

Interviewer Name

Le Datta Grimes

Interview Date

2019-04-12

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Kennedy, Kenneth H. Interview by Le Datta Grimes. 12 Apr. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Kennedy, K.H. (2019, April 12). Interview by L. D. Grimes. University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Kennedy, Kenneth H., interview by Le Datta Grimes. April 12, 2019, University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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