The VIPP Report: Faith Evans and Joe will perform at the Kentucky Center for the Arts

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On Saturday, July 16th at the Kentucky Center R & B fans will hear multi-platinum Grammy Award winning recording artist Faith Evans. She is not coming alone.  The promoter tells me that Grammy nominated artist Joe will join Evans for the show.  Tickets for the Louisville show will start at $53 dollars and they go on sale March 11th.

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*Official photo submitted to us by the promoter 

 

The VIPP Report: T.C. Stallings guest speaker for Christian Academy’s annual gala

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Christian Academy’s annual gala welcomes T.C. Stallings as keynote speaker   (Note-photo was apart of news release)

Tonight, the Christian Academy School System will be hosting its annual Gala at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.  This year’s keynote speaker made Louisville his home after college but decided to move his wife and children to Los Angeles to follow his acting career.

If you are familiar the name T.C. Stallings you probably know the former University of Louisville football star’s story.  The star of the film. “War Room” grew up in Cleveland, Ohio with five siblings and a hardworking single mother.  Stallings also known to his fans as Tony played for the Cardinals from 1998 to 2001.   Stallings is also the author of “The Pursuit,” which is a guide to finding purpose in your life.

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The VIPP Report: Dr. Cornel West will be the keynote for Louisville conference on black families

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Renowned scholar Dr. Cornel West will be in Louisville Friday, February 26th at The National Conference on the Black Family in America.

West,  the Professor of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, will be the keynote speaker for the banquet held on Friday night at the Hilton Garden Inn.

This year’s conference is named after Dr. Joseph McMillan, who worked tireless in the community, demonstrated for civil rights and was a professor at the University of Louisville.

The conference continues on Saturday, February 27th with workshops and seminars lead by local community activists.

This year’s theme is The Dimensions of the Black Family in the 21st Century.  Civil rights activist Mattie Jones will lead the “The Evolution of Big Mama” while Dr. Amon Perry will discuss “Men’s Involvement in the Lives of their Children and Families: Making Fatherhood Normal”.  That’s just a couple of the many topics that will be addressed.

To attend the 43rd Dr. Joseph H. McMillan National Conference on the Black Family in America go to https://www.regonline.com/uoflbfc43.

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