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Compiled by Erica Wright Who is an author, fiction or non-fiction, you would like to meet and why? Melissa Delong: “Thich Nhat Hanh. He is a...

Jayla Groom Penned Book After Seeing Her Mom’s ‘Wanted’ Mugshot on...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When Jayla Groom went on Facebook last year and saw her mother’s mugshot on Crime Stoppers with a “Wanted” caption...

Mother and 7 Year-Old Daughter Encourage Girls to See Beauty; not...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Dee Edwards remembers her daughter Aubrey coming home from school one day upset that she didn’t look like her friends....

Khalil Saadiq Wrote Book That He Says ‘Will Read You’

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When Khalil Saadiq left Howard University three years ago, he wanted other students to learn from his experiences, so he...

Neena Speer’s First Year in Law School Made Her Better Attorney...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times At the time, Neena Speer felt that going through law school was the worst hand she could have been dealt. “I...

Book Set in Civil Rights Era Inspires Local Artist, 10

By Kathryn Sesser-Dorné The Birmingham Times Dalvin McCollum, a rising fifth grader at Avondale Elementary School, didn't have to think long about what to do when...

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 accepting nominations for its YP group

        The Birmingham Public Library’s Young Professionals (YPs) group is accepting nominations for new members ages 25-40. In their fourth year as an organization, YPs are...

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Summer is fleeing swiftly as numerous children prepare to return to school. A surefire way to jumpstart your little one's cognitive development is through...

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