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The411: African American contributions to Derby recognized

The411:  African American contributions to Derby recognized

by Sherlene Shanklin

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 4, 2011 at 9:50 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 4 at 9:57 PM

The411:  The Kentucky Center for African American History is hosting the Isaac Murphy Derby Experience and Image Awards on Saturday, May 7th at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage.  Murphy, a former slave is the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times.  The event will be centered around Derby fashion, local and national musical entertainment, art and history.  The event will serve as a fundraiser for the center and the Project to Preserve African American Turf History. 
For additional information contact KCAAH at 502-583-4100.  
If you have an event send it to The411@whas11.com

 

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