Kentucky still reaps slavery’s bitter fruit as prisons and jails swell with ‘indentured servants’

BY: - January 16, 2023

This column,  first published by the Kentucky Lantern earlier this month, inspired Marc Murphy’s political art that we are publishing on the holiday honoring asassinated civil rights hero the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Kentucky resisted the end of slavery, refusing to certify the 13th Amendment at the time and only freeing people six months after June […]