Ensley Stories is a tale of legacy and promise of one of Birmingham’s most iconic, yet challenged neighborhoods. Told through the eyes and ears of residents, business owners and friends who cherish the community most, this inspiring collection of video testimonies and photos speak to the past, present and future of an urban village that refuses to die.


The visual memoirs inside personify the strength of historic Ensley and resilience of its people. Is the neighborhood just a shell of its former glory, or a spark eager to rejuvenate into lasting flame? Ultimately, the community will decide.

*Photographs in conjunction with REVIVE Birmingham inititiave and REVBirmingham.

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