Our Steel City is a photo essay exploring the still of the night in Birmingham, Alabama, combined with words from past and present residents and passers-by of this city.
“Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”
Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from the Birmingham Jail
Ben Griner, member of St. Paul and the Broken Bones, about Birmingham
Jonathan Haefs, pastor of Shades Valley Community Church, about Birmingham
“The quality I most appreciate [about Birmingham] is the overwhelming kindness of the people in this area… Even casual conversations in grocery store aisles are works of relationship artistry. We’re blessed to live here.”
Dr. Andrew Westmoreland, president of Samford University