Discover Madison Kentucky January-February 2021 - Page 4

A passion for education
From the NFL to the BPD
EKU SGA President advocates for students
Lt . Colonel aims to better BGCA
Local author pen childrens book
Murals celebrate Madison County ’ s past
African American Genealogy Group of KY
We Live Here table of contents

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From the editor Contributors People to know

PROFILES

AARON THOMPSON

A passion for education

ERIC SCOTT

From the NFL to the BPD

EYOUEL MEKONNEN

EKU SGA President advocates for students

EDWARD WILLIAMS

Lt . Colonel aims to better BGCA

TASHA DAWSON

Local author pen childrens book

LOCAL ART

ILLUSTRATING HISTORY

Murals celebrate Madison County ’ s past

HISTORY

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African American Genealogy Group of KY
January-February 2021
Celebrating Madison County locals and
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Madison County ’ s newest mural celebrates the life and legacy of Frank Douglas Walker , a Tuskegee airman and Richmond ’ s first African American mail carrier .
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