Gallery of Great Black Kentuckians en Celebration Honors Hackett, Hudson as Black Leaders <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">FRANKFORT— &nbsp;Kentucky legislators and community leaders on Wednesday honored an&nbsp;athlete and an academic during the&nbsp;10th&nbsp;annual Black History Month Celebration at the&nbsp;Capitol.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">The 2013 Black History Month celebration honoree was Wilbur Louis Hackett&nbsp;Jr., a groundbreaking&nbsp;football player. He was also the 2011 Kentucky Black Sports Hall of Fame&nbsp;inductee who state Sen. Gerald Neal, of Louisville, said "epitomizes all that is good about sports." Thu, 07 Feb 2013 13:05:40 +0000 Rae Hodge 27754 at Celebration Honors Hackett, Hudson as Black Leaders