Today’s guest columnist is The Bill Ivey.
Have you ever heard of Birmingham artist Celestia Anne (Cookie) Morgan? I hadn’t until a friend insisted that I check out her “REDLINE” exhibit at the Birmingham Museum of Art. And I certainly knew nothing about the practice of redlining. Continue reading Discrimination exposed by brilliant Birmingham black artist
ComebackTown is published by David Sher to begin a discussion on a more prosperous Birmingham.
Today’s guest blogger is Graham Boettcher. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, please click here.
The Birmingham Museum of Art is proud to serve the people of our city.
Through the generosity of our community, we’ve built an exceptional collection of more than 27,000 works of art, and last year, welcomed 123,000 visitors through our doors.
It wasn’t so long ago, however, when we failed many of our citizens, writing a shameful chapter in the Museum’s history that we are still striving to overcome. Continue reading Director reckons with Art Museum’s ugly past
We need your help.
We’d like you to take action.
Do you know what’s really wrong with Birmingham?
We concentrate on our shortcomings and don’t celebrate our victories.
A funny thing happened while we were wallowing in self-pity. Continue reading Birmingham’s back–tell the world
I had the opportunity to talk with a new corporate CEO who moved to Birmingham from Nashville a few years back.
I asked, “So what do you think of Birmingham?” Then I looked down at my shoes waiting to hear how much Nashville had outpaced Birmingham.
Continue reading Does Birmingham have poor corporate leadership?