Power Profile: Gloria Sellers

Gloria Sellers was born in Union Springs, AL. She grew up in the rural community of Hatchechubbee, in Russell County Alabama. She attended college at The University of South Alabama where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After graduating college, she relocated to Birmingham where she has been very active in numerous …

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A.G. Gaston Conference 2018: Economic Empowerment Through Enterprise Development

By Robert Dickerson, Jr. Established in 2004, the A.G. Gaston Conference has evolved and become a think tank event with broad conversations and discussions about economic empowerment. On February 20-21, 2018 hundreds of people will convene at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex to hear from advocates, experts, business and community leaders as they share stories, …

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Imperial Club, Incorporated introduces its Debutantes for 2017.

  “Living the Legacy of Charm, Grace and Elegance” proved a most appropriate theme as Imperial Club, Incorporated presented seventeen lovely young women at its Sixty-ninth Annual Debutante Ball. The event was held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 in the East Ball Room of the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center. The young ladies were gracefully adorned in …

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Sew Much More

Written By: Denise Miller A native of Chattanooga, TN, first lady Susan G. Landers, known by many as Ms.Gail, is a little-known secret here in the surrounding metropolitan area of Birmingham, AL. Though many know her as the First Lady of the newly established Divine Order Ministry lead by her husband, Pastor James E. Landers, …

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YWCA’s 18th Annual Purse & Passion Luncheon Helps Change Lives

Written By: Scottie Vickery         Purse & Passion Co-Chairs Tracey Morant Adams, Paige Daniel and Andrea McCaskey         Ryan and Jeannell Ashely wanted nothing more than to raise their children in a happy, loving home. Instead, they lost everything after taking out payday loans and getting trapped in a …

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Rising Up: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College

In 1938 Atlanta-based artist Hale Woodruff was commissioned to paint a series of murals for Talladega College, Alabama, one of the first colleges established for blacks in the United States. Installed in the institution’s newly constructed Savery Library, the six murals portray noteworthy events in the rise of blacks from slavery to freedom. Though he …

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Lawson State Dishes Up New Culinary Opportunities

Enthusiasm abounds at Lawson State Community College as a long desired dream has now become reality. The College has just dished up new opportunities through recent advancements to its Culinary Arts Program. Call it a trifecta – new wing, new chefs, and a new degree. “We are excited about our continued growth and expansion at …

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Power Profile: Maurice Miller

Maurice Miller director of photography – PrimaFacie Studio. According to Maurice, a photograph should be more than just a picture or image on a page, it should tell a story, evoke an emotion, make a statement that impacts it’s viewer. A lifelong resident of Birmingham, he’s had a passion for creating images that do just …

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