culture http://wkms.org en Highland Games Bring Scottish Heritage Alive in Murray http://wkms.org/post/highland-games-bring-scottish-heritage-alive-murray <p>West Kentucky Highland Games bring Scottish Heritage alive in Murray this weekend with games, arts, and sports. Its Master of Ceremonies Robert Valentine brings the details to <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p><p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 15:42:08 +0000 Kate Lochte 36063 at http://wkms.org Highland Games Bring Scottish Heritage Alive in Murray Author of "Black & White in a Multi-Colored America" Holds Book Signing at MSU http://wkms.org/post/author-black-white-multi-colored-america-holds-book-signing-msu <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday, April 22, nurse Galileo Simmons is at a book-signing at Murray State University's Bookstore from 11 to 2. When she was 14, Galileo's mom, </span>Freeda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> J. Simmons-McMillan said that Galileo would publish books, but would not necessarily have written them. When </span>Freeda<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sustained fatal injuries in a freak car accident, Galileo resolved to publish the collection of her mother's journals about what she'd learned about people through her own nursing career. And so she has: </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Black &amp; White in a Multi-Colored America Volume 1</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is available now from West Bow Press. She spoke with Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> over the phone today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 21:00:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 30801 at http://wkms.org Author of "Black & White in a Multi-Colored America" Holds Book Signing at MSU "The Black Experience" An Interview with Dr. Steve Jones http://wkms.org/post/black-experience-interview-dr-steve-jones <p>A year after the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision <em>Brown v. Board of Education</em>, Murray State University welcomed its first African-American students to class. But it wasn&rsquo;t until 1977 that the school hired its first African-American faculty. Dr. Steve Jones is chair of MSU&rsquo;s Department of Sociology and teaches a class called &quot;The Black Experience&quot; at Murray.&nbsp; He was among those the school first hired 35 years ago. Dr. Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:49:19 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17048 at http://wkms.org "The Black Experience" An Interview with Dr. Steve Jones