How often do you know of a nationally well-known podcast doing a live show in Birmingham? Not too often. NPR’s Code Switch, a podcast about race and identity in America, decided to host its second live show in Birmingham!
In just a few hours the Supermoon will be appearing across the US.
Here are tips on how to view and photograph it tonight from NPR.
Don’t miss it. Remember, the moon will not be this close again until 2034.
ICYMI: Birmingham’s National Public Radio station, WBHM 90.3, has switched up its programming.
Although WBHM has discontinued some old favorites, they have added three more favorites to the lineup.
Read on to learn more about the new programming, courtesy of AL.com.
The professors in my major classes did not allow laptops or tablets in class (and if they did, they were very strict about it). Crazy right? Turns out, they were actually onto something.
Although a common reason for my professors not allowing technology in class was the distraction factor for them, the user, and the class as a whole, a latent (and now proven factual) reason for not allowing technology is also this: you don’t retain as much by typing as you do when hand-writing.
Birmingham has come a long way, but we still need to make things better for everyone.
This report by NPR, shows that Birmingham, Alabama holds the top 2 spots when comparing poverty by school districts across the U.S. We are the ONLY southern state to make the list. Why? We have divided ourselves into mini-locales that work independently. This leads to some very wealthy school districts and some very poor ones. Is this best for the overall growth and health of the Birmingham area?