African American History

Kentucky Humanities / kyhumanities.org

Think History is our daily segment from Kentucky Humanities. Today, Bill Goodman tells us about Newton Bush, escaped slave and Union soldier.

The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation

The Henry Clay Estate in Lexington is expanding its offerings by adding an African American History Tour. Slavery was a big issue during Clay's time as a statesman and lawyer. Organizers said Clay bought at least 60 slaves in his life and likely owned more.