Erica Robbins, a Black mother and activist in Birmingham, tends to life and death issues for the homeless. As the summer of protests for Black lives comes to an end, organizers like her are holding on to the momentum—and money—raised for their work.
Author Archives: Lanier Isom
Lanier Isom is an author and journalist living in her hometown, Birmingham, Alabama. She wrote Grace and Grit: How I Won My Fight at Goodyear and Beyond—The life story of Alabama native Lilly Ledbetter, the namesake of President Obama’s first piece of legislation, The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. Her work has appeared in the LA Times, Huffington Post, and The Bitter Southerner, and she’s a frequent contributor to al.com. She’s currently at work on her next book.