"The Unghosting of Medgar Evers" is a book of poetry about the slain civil rights icon and now the title of a special one-hour radio production by WUKY 91.3 FM, the University of Kentucky's NPR station.
"When we think about a skyscraper, cathedral, or monument, we seldom ask: what was there before? Who benefited from its construction? Who lost? What could have been?" UK History professor and Pulitzer Prize nominated author Tracy A. Campbell said.
WUKY's "UK Perspectives" focuses on the people and programs of the University of Kentucky and is hosted by WUKY General Manager Tom Godell. Today's program is a continuation of last week's conversation about "Reimagining Russia's Realms," the College of Arts and Sciences' in-depth examination of the people, art, cultures and homelands of Eurasia.
Creative Writing Professor discusses the impact of her acceptance speech at the National Book Award ceremony on NPR's Arts & Life.
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Nikky Finney, creative writing professor at UK and finalist for the National Book Award for poetry for her book "Head Off & Split" is this week's gues on WUKY's "UK Perspectives."