Newsroom Category: Mosaic Magazine

Alabama Humanities releases “The Sports Issue”

[BIRMINGHAM / July 5, 2022] — In advance of The World Games in Birmingham, the Alabama Humanities Alliance has published its annual Mosaic magazine. This year’s edition, The Sports Issue, spotlights the intersection of sports and the humanities in our state.

Features include:

Issue contributors include historian Wayne Flynt; comedian and Alabama superfan Jermaine “FunnyMaine” Johnson; ESPN journalist and UA alumnus Rece Davis; author and Birmingham native Allen Barra, and many more.

Thanks to a partnership with The World Games, this issue will reach TWG volunteers, athletes, and venues across Birmingham during the upcoming World Games competition, July 7-17. The magazine will also be available at sports museums and historic sites statewide this summer. And, as always, Mosaic is available digitally on


About the Alabama Humanities Alliance
Founded in 1974, the nonprofit Alabama Humanities Alliance serves as a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. AHA promotes impactful storytelling, lifelong learning and civic engagement. We provide Alabamians with opportunities to connect with our shared cultures and to see each other as fully human. Through our grantmaking, we help scholars, communities and cultural nonprofits create humanities-based projects that are accessible to all Alabamians — from literary festivals and documentary films to museum exhibitions and research collections. Learn more at