Our next young alumnus making history is Christian J. Motley '09 (pictured left). Since graduation Christian has excelled as a recognized leader in education policy and advocacy. Christian served as Deputy Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Early Childhood under Steve Beshear. He also oversaw public policy and advocacy as Chief Lobbyist for the Kentucky Education Association. Currently, Christian is the Senior Manager for StriveTogether, Co-Director for the Kentucky Chapter of New Leaders Council, and is running for 8th District Lexington City Council. He also serves on several boards including On the Move Art Studio, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Bluegrass, Lexington Transit Authority (LexTran) and Commerce Lexington's Leadership Lexington Youth. #BlackHistoryMonth
Liam Taylor '19, majoring in African and African American Studies, would like to have lunch with Marcus Garvey, a revolutionary leader and amazing man who really loved his people. #BlackHistoryMonth
Join us for the Festival of Spirituals this Saturday! Hosted by the Music Department, this annual event is free and open to the community. http://ow.ly/CbHa30iyQaK
Highlights from this year's Diversity Weekend including the Unity Banquet, poetry slam with Porsha O., and an all alumni Berea Theatre production of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.