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The Next Louisville project is a collaboration between WFPL News and the Community Foundation of Louisville, exploring issues of race, ethnicity, and culture in our city.

The Next Louisville project is a collaboration between WFPL News and the Community Foundation of Louisville, exploring issues of race, ethnicity, and culture in our city.
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The Next Louisville project is a collaboration between WFPL News and the Community Foundation of Louisville, exploring issues of race, ethnicity, and culture in our city.

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Episodes

The Next Louisville: A Conversation With Louisville Urban League CEO Sadiqa Reynolds

5/31/2018
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For the latest installment of The Next Louisville — a partnership with the Community Foundation of Louisville — Louisville Public Media Interim President Stephen George interviewed Louisville Urban League CEO Sadiqa Reynolds. The event was held in early May before a live audience in our studios. Reynolds spoke about a recent report released by the Urban League called “The State of Black Louisville.”

Duration:00:48:53

The Next Louisville: Why West Louisville’s Poverty Doesn’t Define It

4/24/2018
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Several of Louisville’s poorest neighborhoods are marked by concentrated poverty, created by factors like low income, few jobs, poor education and bad health. This means many residents are stuck in places like Russell and Portland. But others choose to stay.

Duration:00:04:22

The Next Louisville: When Bus Routes Determine Job Prospects

4/3/2018
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In Louisville, taking a bus often means making a significant time investment. And experts and observers say a lack of extensive transit options can keep people from job opportunities.

Duration:00:09:44

The Next Louisville: The Role Of Churches In Struggling Communities

2/22/2018
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For generations, houses of worship across all denominations have played a prominent role in helping those in need in struggling neighborhoods and beyond.

Duration:00:05:34

The Next Louisville: Redlining’s Complicated Legacy

2/9/2018
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Louisville’s neighborhoods have been shaped by the past century of housing policies. And those policies have helped accentuate economic divides.

Duration:00:05:34

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Promises To Address City’s Trash Problem

2/1/2018
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A WFPL story published on Tuesday found that neighborhoods plagued most by trash are some of the city's poorest and often lack public trash bins.

Duration:00:02:08

The Next Louisville: What Trash Cans Tell Us About Poverty In Louisville

1/30/2018
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Trash is just one of the complex issues facing the city’s most struggling neighborhoods, but addressing the litter could have a big impact.

Duration:00:08:06

The Next Louisville: Parity On The Playground

11/1/2017
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As part of the Next Louisville series, we’ll explore issues impacting communities with the highest rates of concentrated poverty.

Duration:00:13:11

The Next Louisville: Why Cubans Are Moving To The City Like Never Before

11/18/2016
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The number of Cubans in our community is surging. In 2015, a full 30 percent of all refugees arriving in Kentucky were from Cuba.

Duration:00:49:03

The Next Louisville: Where Are The Black People In Bourbon?

10/7/2016
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Bourbon is “America’s Native Spirit.” There are more bourbon barrels aging in Kentucky than there are people. So, why so white?

Duration:00:20:29

The Next Louisville: #MuseumsSoWhite

9/2/2016
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Like most museums across the country, Louisville arts institutions have a diversity problem. Museum leadership is almost all white. But why?

Duration:00:25:59

The Next Louisville: A Conversation Between Protesters And Police

7/29/2016
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We wanted to get an understanding of what each side wants and what they want the other side to hear. So we invited them in for a conversation.

Duration:00:53:59

Next Louisville: Exploring The Links Between Food And Home

7/8/2016
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We spoke with with Latino immigrants to Louisville about the food they bring with them -- those tastes of home that just can’t be forgotten.

Duration:00:52:58

In A City Of Neighborhoods, Which Is Louisville’s Most Diverse?

6/3/2016
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Using data from the U.S Census, we found Louisville's most -- and least -- diverse neighborhood.

Duration:00:24:29

The Next Louisville: A Conversation With NPR’s Kat Chow

4/29/2016
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Earlier this month, we hosted Kat Chow, a founding member of NPR's Code Switch team, for a conversation before an audience at the Frazier History Museum.

Duration:00:51:03

Privilege Check: A Conversation About Invisible Advantages

4/1/2016
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In "Privilege Check," we explore the concept of privilege, how it affects our lives and how it can be used to make everyone more equal.

Duration:00:50:57

I Said Bang! A History of the Dirt Bowl

2/24/2016
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WFPL - Over 47 years, the Dirt Bowl has become a popular summertime spectacle in Louisville shaped by the history and culture around it.

Duration:00:49:07