Over 2 years ago, I wrote a story about a new mural on the side of the Bethesda Life Center at 321 19th Street Ensley in Birmingham’s Ensley community.Continue reading “Ensley adds 6th mural on its way to become Alabama’s most colorful place”
In 2004, Brian Voice Porter Hawkins came back to Birmingham (he spent part of his growing up years in Ensley, then left for a while) and has been making a difference here ever since. From community development to art, poetry and gardening, he’s a man on a mission.
One recent foggy morning, I drove for the first time on some of the (very high / amazing / slightly terrifying) new 59/20 bridges over to 5 Points West where we met up for a coffee and a lovely chat. Here’s what I learned.Continue reading “5 reasons why Birmingham needs to know Brian Voice Porter Hawkins”