LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has inducted 14 new members into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
The induction ceremony Wednesday included musical performances at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington.
The Lexington Herald-Leader (http://bit.ly/U8v27V ) reports the Hall of Fame was created in 2000 on the 40th anniversary of the Kentucky Human Commission.
The Hall of Fame recognizes activists who have fought and sacrificed for civil and human rights.
Those inducted include: the late Lou Benn of Louisville; Richard Brown, Owensboro; George Burney, Louisville; the Rev. Thurmond Coleman Sr., Louisville; Gov. Martha Layne Collins, Lexington; Laken Cosby Jr., Louisville; Delores Delahanty, Louisville; the Rev. Charles Elliott, Louisville; Audrey Louise Grevious, Lexington; the late Jesse Harris, Louisville; Carol Jackson, Ashland; Priscilla Johnson, Lexington; Edgardo Mansilla, Louisville and Marcellus Mayes, Louisville.