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Birmingham Native Imani Perry Named Prestigious MacArthur Fellow

By Lawrence Specker | lspecker@al.com Birmingham native Imani Perry has been honored with a 2023 MacArthur Fellowship, an elite honor colloquially known as the MacArthur Foundation’s...

Acclaimed Author, Dr. Imani Perry, Coming to Miles College in February

Shauna Stuart | sstuart@al.com Scholar and award-winning author Imani Perry will return to Alabama in February for a reading and discussion. Pen Birmingham will host its final Birmingham...

Dr. Perry Ward, Lawson State President, Announces Retirement After 33 years

lawsonstate.edu Dr. Perry W. Ward, president of Lawson State Community College has announced his retirement, effective August 31. Ward’s retirement closes a chapter of leadership that...

Tyler Perry Meets With African Children He Bought Home For

TLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry recently met with a group of Tanzanian children with albinism who are living in a home the filmmaker helped...

Willie “Birmingham Batman” Perry Foundation

By Ariel Worthy Many people say when they saw the 1971 Thunderbird with flashing lights they would sing the Batman theme song. Some people saw him...