Strong Leader, Multifaceted Entrepreneur From Tuscaloosa, Meet Sonya McKinstry
A community activist, entrepreneur, wife, and mother. Sonya McKinstry does it all and is a decorated socialite from Tuscaloosa.
Passionate About Impacting the Lives of Young Women, Meet Coach Erin
Wife, mother, mentor, and coach, Erin Holderfer-Kightlinger is a woman that has a passion for being a positive role model in the community.
Theatre is Not the Only Place Where She Plays Many Roles, Meet Autumn Fuller
Autumn Fuller is a 23-year-old teacher at the Tuscaloosa County High teaching theatre and English. She’s not an ordinary English teacher as she teaches students who don't speak English as their primary language. Autumn sacrificed her planning period so that she could take on another class English Secondary Language students when no one else would.
Pastor, Musical Artist, and Philanthropist: Pastor Mike Jr. Epitomizes Black Excellence
Pastor Mike Jr. has one of the fastest-growing churches in the United States. He is a multitalented leader who changes the lives of many people through ministry, music, and his philanthropic work in Alabama.
Tuscaloosa Native Has a Heart for Serving Her City, Meet Jasmine Rainey
A native of the west end of Tuscaloosa, Jasmine Rainey has a heart for serving the community. She believes that customer service is not something that can be taught. It is developed from within.
Civil Rights Foot Soldier Amongst Us, Meet Willie Mae Ike Wells
Meet Willie Mae Ike Wells, one of the foot soldiers of the civil rights movement in Tuscaloosa.
Dr. Christine Taylor has Dedicated Her Life to Improving Equality on College Campuses
Spearheading programs that led to the enrollment of more diverse students at the University of Alabama, Meet Dr. Christine Taylor.
Changing Lives in Her Own Community, Meet Sheryl Threadgill-Matthews
For 29 years, Sheryl Threadgill-Matthews has been changing the lives of young people in Wilcox County through her organization BAMA Kids, Inc. Learn more about her journey.
Brains, Beauty and Black Excellence: Meet Imani P. Muse
Black History Makers of Alabama is honoring 2022 Miss Alabama Collegiate America. Imani P. Muse is a University of Alabama student who believes that “small acts matter.”
University of Alabama Football Pioneer is Black History
While attending the Capstone, Mr. Pernell along with 4 other students became the first five black players to walk on to the historically segregated Crimson Tide football team.