Resources About Black Farmers & Kentucky Agriculture

Kentucky Farm Census Data 2017

The Road to Zero Wealth: How the Racial Wealth Divide is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class

The desire to hold on to slavery sparked the Revolutionary War centuries before the Civil War you can read more about that here.

As a result of the abolishment of the International Slave Trade, slave breeding was implemented. Click here to learn more.

Article to increase understanding how black people were commodified in order to conduct slavery.

Slavery in Kentucky:

Database that provides slavery in Kentucky county by county

History of Slavery in Kentucky

List of Slave Plantations in Kentucky

During slavery, Kentucky was known for: Tobacco, Hemp, Equine, & Bourbon

Slave Trading in Louisville

Kentucky’s Underground Railroad: Passage to Freedom

Slavery in Ashland tour ticket link: https://henryclay.org/tours/