Brian Hawkins

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Brian Porter "Voice" Hawkins (born c. 1979) is the founder of the Ensley Alive and the Ensley Color Project and host of "Bards & Brews" at the Birmingham Public Library.

Hawkins grew up in Wylam and graduated from Ensley High School. He went on to complete a bachelor's degree in civil engineering at Mississippi State University in 2001.


  • "I Create Birmingham: Brian Hawkins AKA Voice Porter" (January 7th, 2016) Create Birmingham
  • Worthy, Ariel (January 18, 2018) "The Creativity of Brian ‘Voice’ Porter Hawkins: artist, poet, musician, gardener." The Birmingham Times
  • Shamsi-Basha, Karim (February 23, 2018) "Brian Porter Hawkins is an Alabama Bright Light triggering a renaissance through Ensley Alive." Alabama Newscenter