Former State Senator Powers to Make Rare Appearance in Bowling Green

Feb 9, 2012

Former State Senator Georgia Powers, who was a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky, is scheduled to appear tonight at a "Kentucky Live" event hosted by WKU Libraries. Senator Powers, who was the first African American to serve in the Kentucky Senate, will attend a discussion about her career.

She will appear with Dr. Anne Onyekwuluje, of the WKU Sociology Department, who has written a biography about the former lawmaker.  Dan Modlin has more on the story.