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Men have a “Real Talk” about mentoring during BPL panel 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  When it comes to issues facing black men, Chris Anderson, a retired Birmingham Police detective, believes the lack of a...

New Staircase to Replace Broken Escalators in BPL by February 2020

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times After years of inoperative escalators, the Central Birmingham Public Library downtown will begin construction of a new staircase on Monday,...

Library to Launch Real Men Talk Panel Mon. at 5 Points...

Bpl.org The Birmingham Public Library is launching its Real MENtors Talk program with a panel discussion focused on issues in the black community and how...

Central Library To Host Male Mentoring Program on Saturday

By Roy L. Williams Birmingham Public Library The Birmingham Public Library is inviting men interested in mentoring young people to a Real Men Talk Informational Session...

Ruby Davis: From Mom To Attorney To Published Author

Bpl.org Since becoming a teenage mother, Birmingham’s Ruby Y. Davis has defied the odds and refused to let hearsay—what others said about her—stop her from...

How Bards and Brews unifies the Birmingham arts community

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Eddie Melton took part in the national discourse last week during a spoken-word event in front of a packed room...

UAB Theatre brings Broadway to West End Library

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times For those in the West End community who’ve never taken a trip to New York City’s Broadway to see popular...

Birmingham Library hosts first ‘Reading Between the Wines’ on Friday

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Cindy Wilson, born in Seoul, Korea, was adopted by an African-American couple stationed there when she was just a few...

Birmingham Library closes out Black History Month with 19 programs through...

www.bplonline.org The Birmingham Public Library will host a series of events over the next week at 14 different locations to culminate its 2019 celebration of...

The Creativity of Brian ‘Voice’ Porter Hawkins: artist, poet, musician, gardener

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Brian “Voice” Porter Hawkins has never been bored in his life. “There’s just too much stuff to do, even if it’s...

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