A Matter of Interpretation 1350 WLOU/104.7 FM
January 6, 2018
Host: Claudette Milner
Topic: Sexual Harassment in Kentucky Government
Guest: Erin Hinson Legislative Aid Councilwoman for Angela Leet
Erin Hinson is a native of Louisville, KY she graduated from Fern Creek High School and went on to double major in political science and public relations at Western Kentucky University. She currently serves as the legislative assistant for Councilwoman Angela Leet who represents the roughly 26,000 people of District 7. Erin has served as a past board chairwoman for the Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky. Since becoming involved with SBAK 5 years ago when her son Henry was diagnosed with Spina Bifida, Erin has raised over $30,000 for the organization. Erin is passionate about making Louisville a more accessible city for children and adults living with all abilities. Erin and her husband Nathan are rasing their 2 sons Oliver and Henry in the Shelby Park Neighborhood and are actively involved in their church.
January 13, 2018
Sexual Harassment Pt 2
Host, Claudette Milner
Guest, LiAndrea Goatley
Executive Branch Supervisor
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
LiAndrea Goatley has served the constituents of Kentucky at the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights for over 12 years. She currently serves as the Enforcement Branch Supervisor. The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is an agency of central state government charged with the enforcement of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. The Enforcement Branch investigates complaints of employment, housing, public accommodation, and financial transaction discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, smoking status in employment, age in employment and familial status in housing. Please contact the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights at www.kchr.ky.gov or 1-502-595-4024 if you would like more information or want to talk to someone about an incident. Ms. Goatley would like everyone in Kentucky to be able to work, live, and pursue happiness in an environment free from harassment and discrimination.
JANUARY 20, 2018
3 GENERATIONS DISCUSS the LEGACY of MARTIN LUTHER KING JR
GUEST: Mack David Lacey Sr.,Eric Quincy Johnson, Jennifer Adams Tucker. Faith Evanson, and Kennedy Kniffley
Mack David Lacey:
Mack D. Lacey, Sr., a native of Humboldt, Tennessee. A graduate of Lane College in Jackson Tennessee with a B.S. Degree in Mathematics. While at Lane he was active in many organizations, including, vice president of Student Government, and president of the French club. He was honored to be “Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities 1963”. Mack has done post graduate work at Indiana University South East, University of Louisville and University of Kentucky. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Employed with the Louisville Board of Education for twelve years as a Teacher and as a Youth Employment Counselor, worked for AT&T, Bell South for twenty five years where he was in charge of establishing a state wide one call System “BUD” Before You Dig for all utilities, and employed with Jefferson County Public as a teacher for 10 years.
Mack volunteered with the Metropolitan Community Development where he served as Charmin of the Board. He is a member of Green Castle Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon.
Mr. Lacey is married to his lovely wife of 53 years Bettie Mitchell Lacey. They have two sons David (Loraine) Lacey who reside in Bowling Green, KY with Brycen, a sophomore at West Point and Jacob, a junior at South Warren High School. Bill (Victoria) Lacey who reside in Solon, Ohio with Elijah, a sophomore at Washington University and daughter Naomi a junior at Solon High School.
Eric Quincy Johnson
School: University of Louisville
Eric Quincy Johnson is a young man on a mission. Currently attending the University of Louisville, where he is majoring in Communications with a minor in Business Marketing, Eric is hard at work to achieve his goal of becoming a leader for change. His involvement in organizations such as the C.O.N.E.C.T Mentoring Program allow him to help students to achieve their goals, while fulfilling his desire to lead and be a mentor to others. Outside of school, Eric’s entrepreneur spirit can be seen with his business ventures as co-owner of Kalexander Clothing and LQ Property Management. One of Eric’s most important roles includes being a big brother to his younger siblings, who adore him and look to him for advice and love. Eric is a breed of young adults who we often don’t see in today’s world striving for excellence, while keeping God first.
Jennifer Adams Tucker
Jennifer graduated from The University of Louisville with a B.A. in History, University of Phoenix with an M.B.A, and Spalding University with an M.S.B.C. To promote Autism Awareness, Jennifer is involved with several state and city level boards and commissions. She was appointed by Governor Steve Beshear to the State Advisory Panel for Exceptional Children and the Kentucky Early Intervention System Interagency Coordinating Council in 2012. She also serves as the Chairwoman of the Jefferson Community and Technical College Nominating Commission, and was appointed by Mayor Greg Fisher to the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission Advocacy and Enforcement boards. Mayor Fisher has also placed Jennifer on the Healing Possible Quorum, or the “Mayor’s 100”, to define ways to fight racism and discrimination in our communities. Jennifer serves as a member on the Board of Directors for Families of Early Autism Treatment (F.E.A.T) and the Exceptional Teens and Adults (E.T.A), both dedicated to working with special needs families. Jennifer is also a member of the National Hook Up for Black Women and the Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. where she has served as the Connection Committee Chairman, Environmental Ownership Chair, Nomination Committee Chair, and Music Committee Co-Chair. Jennifer is the Musician of the Youth Choirs at Community Missionary Baptist Church, a position she has served in for over 20 years.
Jennifer was inducted into the 2017 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame in September 2017 for her work with the Special Needs Community throughout the state of Kentucky. She has received the Business First Magazine Forty Under 40 Award (2014), The Salute To Women Entrepreneurs and Emergent Leaders Award (2014), Woman of the Year Award from Community Missionary Baptist Church (2006), the Today’s Woman Magazine “Way To Go Woman” Award (2013), featured in Business First Magazine’s “People on the Move” profiles (2012), featured in Louisville.com for Advocating Autism Awareness (2012) and as a Louisvillian who makes Louisville a better place to live (2013). She was chosen as the Inspirational Speaker at The University of Phoenix Graduation in 2009. Jennifer was also presented with a Kentucky Colonel Certificate and an Outstanding Kentuckian Certificate by Jerry Abramson. In February 2016, Jennifer received the “Partners In Healthcare People To Watch” Award from Business First Magazine for leadership in the Healthcare industry. Jennifer is currently employed as an Audit Leader at Humana Inc. where she has worked for 10 years. She is also a member of the Jefferson County Public Schools Calendar Committee.
Guest Musician - Flute
Male High School
Kennedy Elizabeth Kniffley is a freshman flutist at Louisville Male High School, where she is a member of the concert and marching bands. Kennedy has a love for music and began playing flute in fourth grade at Greathouse Shryock Elementary School. She has taken private flute lessons for several years with the following teachers: Mr. Lewis Patton, former band director for Noe Middle School and director of Green Castle Baptist Church (GCBC) Orchestra, Ms. Amy Ensel, music instructor, and currently with Dr. Tony Watson, Suzuki flute instructor, Louisville Suzuki Flute School. Kennedy is also a member of the GCBC Orchestra and Youth Ministry. She has also earned the following awards:
1st Place, KY Music Education Association (KMEA) Festival of Bands
(Barret Middle School), 2016 and 2017
All County Band 2015 and 2017
Superior Rating, KMEA Solo and Ensemble, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Placed 1st, 2nd and/or 3rd in various band competitions with the 2017 Louisville Male High School Marching Band.
Kennedy lives with her loving parents, Steve and Valerie Kniffley. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and attending Green Castle Baptist Church, where she has been an active member for 5 years.
DuPont Manual High School Student 11th Grade
Guest: Jordan Johnson (Coach) and Players
The Waggener High School football team was recognized for last fall's efforts to show unity among teammates and the community by kneeling during the first drive of a game.
"The team was honored for "its commitment to racial justice and equality" in a ceremony held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at First Unitarian Church, The event was sponsored by Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice, Stand Up Sunday/Black Lives Matter Louisville, the Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and the ACLU of Kentucky.