2018 Black History Month Virtual Exhibit



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  • Born 1956 in Georgetown, Kentucky (Scott County).
  • Undefeated in 800 meter run and holds Scott County High School record at 2:23.5 (1971).
  • First African American woman basketball player at the University of Kentucky (1975).
  • Invited to tryout for U.S. Olympics Women's Basketball Team (1976).
  • Basketball player, track and long-distance runner at Eastern Kentucky University.
  • U.S. Army veteran.
  • Retired from the City of Georgetown, KY.
  • Daughter of Letitia Dalton White and Thomas White Jr.

For more information about Lillian Nareen White's life, accomplishments, and impact, visit “White, Lillian Nareen,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database.

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