Community & Sisterhood2022-09-07T14:26:19-04:00

International Derby Fashion Show

Fashion Show Committee: Tawana Bain, Christine Fellingham, Faith Yascone and Randy Blevins | Photos by Kylene White and Rhyne Newton | Music by DJ Samosa | Entertainment provided by Chase Dean, B Simm and NCrediblez | Models provided by Heyman Talent | Backstage Beauty Team: Lauren Sutton, Jeannie Gonzalez, Delaney Gilkey, Shikeera Keith, Valentino Ideal, Danielle Johnson, Andrea Gregory, Adelyn Hudson, Nakaya Gore and Timeshia Dattilo Special thanks goes out to all International Derby Fashion Show sponsors: Fourth Street Live!, Heyman Talent, Paul Mitchell School, AFM Threads, Today's Woman, WHAS 11, I-Heart Radio, Louisville [...]

Modern Family: Growing Up In Derby City

No matter how you do Derby, chances are that a little of the magic will be woven into the fabric of your family history. As Jean finds when she interviews her grown sons: Derby memories are family memories. By Jean West  |  Photo by Kylene White When I first moved to Louisville from Louisiana, many people I met were quick to tell me I would love it here because we have the Kentucky Derby, which is like Mardi Gras. Both are similar, because Mardi Gras is another longtime tradition that our city celebrates for two [...]

By |April 14, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Ex in the City: The Burning Phoenix

Healing from the emotional pain of a divorce isn’t easy, but your life doesn’t have to stop. Ashley Anderson debuts a new relationship column about finding the inner power needed to rebuild your life after marriage ends. By Ashley Anderson | Photo by Kylene White 2021 was the most difficult year of my life. I lost my biggest fan and cheerleader in my father. I grieved the loss of a business partnership which resulted in the shouldering of a private medical practice solo. Either of these two events by themselves could have taken me out but to add [...]

By |April 12, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|

Queens Of The Derby

Photo by Ernie Belmonte Meet three women who are claiming their rightful place in the horse racing industry. They are breaking barriers and rewriting the history of this sport. By Jessie Oswald Horse racing is a challenging and arduous industry to make a living, let alone find success. Each day starts before the sun rises and is heavy with physical labor. It takes a strong arm and a strong mind to navigate the business and keep proving yourself one race at a time. Without a level of commitment and passion, few can endure it day-in [...]

By |April 8, 2022|Community & Sisterhood|
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