Diana Garcia put a protective finish on a mural panel of former Dunbar High School Principal P.L. Guthrie. At left is a panel of another former principal, Clara Wendell Stitt. The panels will cover boarded-up windows on the Dunbar Community Center, the former all-black Dunbar High School on North Upper Street.
Diana Garcia put a protective finish on a mural panel of former Dunbar High School Principal P.L. Guthrie. At left is a panel of another former principal, Clara Wendell Stitt. The panels will cover boarded-up windows on the Dunbar Community Center, the former all-black Dunbar High School on North Upper Street. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Diana Garcia put a protective finish on a mural panel of former Dunbar High School Principal P.L. Guthrie. At left is a panel of another former principal, Clara Wendell Stitt. The panels will cover boarded-up windows on the Dunbar Community Center, the former all-black Dunbar High School on North Upper Street. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.