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BFR Speakers & Performers

Check out our amazing lineup for this years' upcoming  BFR Weekend!

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BFR Heritage
Breakfast Keynote speaker

Iris Roley

As a founding leader of the Cincinnati Black United Front, Roley has been part of the Collaborative Agreement since the beginning. In the wake of protests surrounding the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many others in 2020, she encouraged a new generation of community leaders to build on the foundation that she and others created for them.

BFR Speaker Series Keynote 

DR. Michael

Eric Dyson

Dr. Michael Eric Dyson is a Georgetown University sociology professor, a New York Times contributing opinion writer, and a contributing editor of The New Republic, and of ESPN's The Undefeated website.


BFR Parade
Grand Marshall

Orlando Chapman

As a Maverick innovator in product development with more than twenty years of experience in emerging grass root marketing and public relations, Orlando has driven exposure for established and start-up businesses in both industry and size. Coupled with a passion for driving consumer affinity and creating interactive buzz in the marketplace, Orlando creates and gives birth to his clients vision with his "Ear to Eye" campaign marketing to their target audiences.

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BFR Urban Concert series

Raheem DeVaughn

Every songwriter worth his weight in catchy hooks has a story to tell-one that is gripping and compelling in its intensity. Raheem DeVaughn is that gifted storyteller, a young man with volumes of short stories that have found their way to The Love Experience, his stellar debut album.

BFR Church Service Guest Pastor

DOnnie McClurkin

Donald Andrew "Donnie" McClurkin, Jr. is an American gospel singer and minister. He has won three Grammy Awards, ten Stellar Awards, two BET Awards, two Soul Train Awards, one Dove Award and one NAACP Image Awards. He is one of the top selling gospel artists, selling over 10 million albums worldwide.

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BFR gospel Concert series

The Clark Sisters

Born and raised in Detroit, MI the Clark Sisters have been active in the gospel music industry since 1966 and are still active today!  As a group they have produced 20 albums and another is in the works as we speak!  In addition to that they have all produced individual albums and as a group they have been featured on an uncountable number of others.

More importantly, the Clark Sisters have made it their lifestyle to represent the living God in everything that they do. They live to be loving and kind to any and everyone they come in contact with and their reputation speaks for itself.

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BFR Church Service Guest Psalmist

Earnest Pugh

Earnest Pugh is an American gospel musician with a five-octave vocal range. Public recognition for the artist commenced with the success of Rain on Us and I Need Your Glory, and he subsequently attained the title of "Gospel Music's Leading Man". Pugh is also the founder of the record label, EPM Music.

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