Kirk Franklin to lecture at Dillard

Grammy award-wining gospel singer, motivator, and best-selling author, Kirk Franklin will deliver the Brain Food Lecture in Lawless Chapel on Dillard’s campus. The Feb. 6 lecture starts at 7pm and open freely to the public.

Franklin’s combination of styles such as Hip Hop, Rhythm and blues, pop and gospel has put him at the top of Billboard’s gospel, Christian, and R&B/Hip Hop charts. He has also been the recipient of an impressive number of awards including nine Grammy Awards®, 39 Stellar Awards, 16 Dove Awards, and eight NAACP Image Awards, to name a few.

He is the executive producer of BET’s highest rated gospel talent show Sunday Best, chairman and CEO of Fo Yo Entertainment, and the New York Times best-selling author of The Blueprint: A Plan for Living Above Life’s Storm.

Franklin speaks throughout the country on topics such as “The Absent Father: Crisis for the American Family,” “Personal Accountability: Challenging the African American Community,” Faith in Culture” and “Hip-Hop and the Church Experience.”

Seats are on a first come basis. For more information go to @BrainFood, visit or call 504.816.4800

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