Misty Bennett

Misty Bennett

Misty Bennett is a Unitarian who, with her husband Joe, adopted two children from Ethiopia several years ago.

Walter Luft

Walter Luft

Walter Luft, now deceased, was a white Unitarian who immigrated to the U.S. and Birmingham from Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Virginia Volker

Virginia Volker

Virginia Volker is a Birmingham Unitarian who grew up in Sylacauga, Alabama, in the 1940s and 1950s and became a lifelong activist in the fight for human rights.

Valencia Reese

Valencia Reese

Valencia Reese is the daughter of Carlton Reese, the longtime director of the African-American Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights Choir.

Terry Palmore

Terry Palmore

Terry Palmore and Jackie Palmore were high-school sweethearts at a time when mixed-race couples were almost unheard of in the Deep South.

Tanya Turner Bell

Tanya Turner Bell

Tanya Turner Bell and her husband Antoine Bell are members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Birmingham and current leaders of worship services at the church.

T K Thorne

T K Thorne

T K Thorne is a local Birmingham, Alabama, author of novels and works of non-fiction.

Stephanie Yates

Stephanie Yates

Stephanie Yates is the inaugural holder of the Regions Bank Endowed Professorship at UAB and Interim Chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance in the Collat School of Business.

Sol Kimerling

Sol Kimerling

Sol Kimerling is a local chronicler of the fight for justice for both African Americans and the Jewish community in Birmingham, Alabama.

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