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UAB’s Shauntice Allen, 2020 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award Winner

By Haley Herfurth UAB News When Shauntice Allen, Ph.D., was a child, she saw first hand her family practice what she now recognizes as community service,...

Lauren “Lo” Harris: Bessemer (Ala.)’s Illustrious Illustrator

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times When Lauren “Lo” Harris broke her hand while riding a crowded train, it rekindled a passion she had put aside—ironically,...

Courtney Kirk Brings Style to the Haircare Industry

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Few could understand Courtney Kirk’s vision when she graduated from college, played professional basketball in Portugal, and returned home to...

Sherrette Spicer: ‘Lady Freedom’ Seeks Justice

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times When most in high school wanted to become doctors and lawyers, Sherrette Spicer knew she wanted to chart...

Event Planner Tundra Williams: Festivities Continue During Pandemic; So Does She

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Celebrations continue on a grand scale for Tundra Williams and her event-planning business during the COVID-19 pandemic—they’re just more...

The James Harris Journey: From Hunger to Harvest to Hope

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For The Birmingham Times There were five kids in the family. There was one breadwinner, the father, and sadly, he was an...

Douglas Jackson: Kikstart Inc. Founder, Back Home to Serve Those in...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Growing up in the Ensley community, Douglas Jackson can remember helping his grandparents to pass out meals after church...

Bronze McGhee Lougheed: Dance Teacher Extraordinaire

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For The Birmingham Times In the 21-year existence of the Ebony Arrington Dance and Performance (EADP) studio in Roebuck, the company has...

Charity Davis: Vanderbilt U-bound Senior Makes Ensley Proud

By Joseph Goodman AL.com/The Birmingham News Charity Davis grew up in the suburbs of Birmingham, and then moved to Ensley for high school. By choice. She is now...

Maysa Mohmoud and Demetrius Smith: Paving the Road to Recovery

By Alicia Rohan UAB News Two students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have been accepted into the Stop the Addiction Fatality Epidemic Collegiate Recovery Leadership...

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