#Birmingham

  • Article: Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio
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    Watch This Birmingham Writer's Heart-Rending Animated Poem About Her Experience of Polio

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 21, 2019

    Josette Rice contracted polio age two in Jamaica. Now, she’s spreading the word through poetry. Read more

  • Article: I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    Oct. 10, 2019

    Waleed Khan, now living in Birmingham, was just 12 when his school in Pakistan was attacked. Read more

  • Article: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 13, 2019

    “Young people should be able to learn about healthy relationships of all kinds." Read more

  • Article: 9-Year-Old British Double Amputee Will Be the First to Walk New York Fashion Week

    9-Year-Old British Double Amputee Will Be the First to Walk New York Fashion Week

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 28, 2019

    Daisy-May Demetre was just 18 months old when both her legs were amputated. Read more

  • Article: Male Slaves in Britain Struggle to Get Support as Numbers Soar

    Male Slaves in Britain Struggle to Get Support as Numbers Soar

    Aug. 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Concerns are growing about limited support in a system largely focused on women. Read more

  • Article: Homeless Deaths Are Highest in UK Councils Hit Hardest by Budget Cuts: Report

    Homeless Deaths Are Highest in UK Councils Hit Hardest by Budget Cuts: Report

    By Helen Lock|June 24, 2019

    Some of the areas reportedly saw cuts of more than three times the national average. Read more

  • Article: Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    Half a Million More UK Children Are Living in Poverty Now Than in 2010: Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2019

    By the early 2020s, chid poverty rates are set to reach record levels. Read more

  • Article: This 29-Year Old Footballer Tragically Died of Polio. 60 Years Later, Birmingham Remembers His Legacy.

    This 29-Year Old Footballer Tragically Died of Polio. 60 Years Later, Birmingham Remembers His Legacy.

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 30, 2019

    Jeff Hall died less than two years after starring in an FA Cup final. Read more