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Niesha White Unites Black Tech Lovers in Birmingham

By Javacia Harris Bowser For the Birmingham Times When Niesha White moved to Birmingham seven years ago to pursue a career in technology, the Dothan, Alabama,...

DaShana Jelks Returns to Birmingham as CFO of YWCA Central AL

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times With more than 28 years of public, governmental, and nonprofit accounting experience, DaShana Jelks is no stranger to managing finances...

One-on-one with Pulitzer winner John Archibald whose debut memoir comes out...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times For John Archibald, it began with silence. What he describes as “white silence.” The Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist for Alabama...

UAB’s Dr. James Kirklin: Retired Cardiologist with Heart for HBCU Scholars

By Caleb Jones For the Birmingham Times When it comes to helping underrepresented groups pursue medical and health science professions, James Kirklin, M.D.’s, heart has always...

Tawanna Morton’s Tender Care For Those At A Crossroads

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times No matter the age group, no matter the problem, Tawanna Morton finds a way to help people in a variety...

Attorney Dan Crane, Raised the Middle of 10 Children, on Life...

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Growing up the middle child of 10 brothers and sisters gave Birmingham attorney Dan Crane a unique perspective. “I got to...

Cornell Wesley: Native Son Now Heads City’s Economic Development Efforts

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Few know Birmingham—its streets, its schools, its churches—as well as Cornell Wesley, the recently named director of the city’s Department...

Trevor ‘Trae’ Blanks, Entrepreneur and Designer, Excels in Shoe Business

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times At age 27, entrepreneur Trevor Blanks has already found the blueprint for success and profits through his business Tunnel...

Jacqueline Stewart: Pediatrician Provides Hugs and Love For Sick Children

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Huggs and Kisses is more than just the name of a day care for sick children that pediatrician Jacqueline Stewart...

Meet Stephanie Brown: Advocate, Activist, Survivor

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Stephanie Brown has been through it all—domestic abuse, mental health issues, a brain injury. But none of those things have...

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