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Designer Tolu Ojesina’s Gift of Authentic African Fashion Accessories

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Tolu Ojesina’s head wraps and bonnets offer a clear description of who she is and what matches her moods. “Some...

Kimberly Davis Shares Her Weight Loss Journey and Smarter Lifestyle

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times When her mother came home after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, Kimberly Davis sprang into action. “ didn’t want to...

Nikeisha Macon Promotes Awareness and Prevention in Fight Against Addiction

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times As director of operations with the Birmingham-based Addiction Prevention Coalition (APC), Nikeisha Macon can draw on her personal experiences while...

Mary Agee Once Weighed 370 lbs. Now at 151, She’s Found...

By Joseph D. Bryant For The Birmingham Times When Mary Agee looks in the mirror, she sees a confident young woman staring back at her. At...

How Businesswoman Valerie Thomas Fell in Love with the ‘Magic’ of...

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Like many outsiders new to Birmingham, Valerie Collins Thomas was skeptical of The Magic City. “I wasn’t sure about Birmingham at...

Chris Osborne, Lone African American on Team USA at Global Disability...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Chris Osborne, Birmingham resident and champion golfer, is headed to London next month to represent the United States in the...

Meet Greg Gratton, Owner of Birmingham’s Legendary Green Acres Cafe

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times After classes ended at his Birmingham middle school, Greg Gratton and his brother went straight to work. “We would come ,...

Capt. Ashley N. Johnson: Birmingham (AL) native; Chief of Military Justice...

www.501csw.usafe.af.mil www.501csw.usafe.af.mil Captain Ashley N. Johnson, United States Air Force, is a Birmingham, Alabama native and the Chief of Military Justice for the 501st Combat Support...

Meet 20-year-old Cameron Johnson, UAB’s Award-Winning Composer

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Cameron Johnson first picked up an instrument during his fifth-grade year at Bumpus Middle School in Hoover, Alabama. He was...

The Father-Daughter Duo Who Are City Attorneys in Birmingham and Midfield

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Birmingham City Attorney Nicole King knew since age 5 that she wanted to be a lawyer just like her...

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