Snapshots: The Kentucky Derby in Black The world's most famous horse race gets underway this weekend, and one commentator says she just can't wait. In the first of a new News & Notes segment called Snapshots she explains that, as she sees it, African Americans may not fill the stands on race day, but they will experience a glorious Derby all their own.
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Snapshots: The Kentucky Derby in Black

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Snapshots: The Kentucky Derby in Black

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The world's most famous horse race gets underway this weekend, and one commentator says she just can't wait. In the first of a new News & Notes segment called Snapshots she explains that, as she sees it, African Americans may not fill the stands on race day, but they will experience a glorious Derby all their own.

Betty Baye is a columnist for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.