September 15, 2022 - Eastern Standard  


PG Peeples, Sr. to be honored for a half-century of civil rights leadership in central KY (Photo by Sam Dick)


  • PG Peeples, Sr. has for many decades been a quiet force behind civil rights in Kentucky. As the Urban League prepares to honor his service to the Lexington-Fayette County chapter - and as he battles cancer - WEKU’s Sam Dick talks with two who know him well: Rev. CB Akins of First Baptist Church of Bracktown, and sports marketing guru Jim Host. LISTEN 
  • The pros and cons of student debt forgiveness. Education Contributor Brigitte Blom discusses the Biden Administration’s loan relief program with Michael Clark, Associate Professor; Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at UK. LISTEN 
  • Kentucky novelist Silas House is about to publish “Lark Ascending”, a story of apocalypse, escape, wonder and hope. He offers insights in an interview with Tom Eblen, host of our series on Kentucky Writers. LISTEN 
  • NPR Legal Affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg is out with her new book, “Dinners with Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships.” She shares the details of that relationship as well as her views on the present state of the Supreme Court in a conversation with Tom Martin. LISTEN