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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr.

(September 8, 1949-January 5, 2013)

 
 
Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, March 10, 2018
1. Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  Author and historian, Dr. Hudson served as Chair of the Department of Pan-African Studies and in 2005 became permanent Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hudson was a scholar in global African ancestry, inter-cultural education, diversity, and the social psychology of race. He chaired the Kentucky African American Heritage Commission and State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and was inducted posthumously into the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.
 
Erected 2012.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducation.
 
Location. 38° 13.182′ N, 85° 45.657′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on S. 3rd Street 0 miles south of W. Cardinal, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Woodford R. Porter, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Eleanor Young Love (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Rufus E. Clement (within shouting distance of this marker); Anne M. Braden (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Exposition (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 12, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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May. 28, 2020