LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The pastor of Louisville's largest African American church was honored Tuesday in Frankfort.

It came during the annual Black History Month Celebration at the Capitol.

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights inducted Dr. Kevin Cosby into the Gallery of Great Black Kentuckians. Cosby has been pastor of St. Stephen Church since 1979. Under his leadership, the church has grown from 500 to 14,000.

He also serves as president of the revitalized Simmons College.

Also, Dr. Raymond Burse, the president of Kentucky State University, was given the Living Legacy Award for his long record of achievement.

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