"Legacy is about doing what it takes — recognizing something inside you that drives you beyond your current circumstances."
"I don’t understand why race is so complicated... But I know that we don’t learn unless we ask questions and have conversations. That is what opens people’s minds — having an encounter and learning from each other."
Eunice Elliott is a standup comedian, writer, and journalist. Formerly a sports public relations expert and news anchor, Eunice decided to pursue her passion for bringing people together through comedy and her series of children’s books based on her two dogs, Sugar Baby and Bella, that teach lessons of empathy and inclusion for all ages. Eunice hosts a podcast called “Oh No, Girl Yes” about her experiences and observations on dating as a single woman…
"There’s nothing wrong with having a career in a non-creative field, but if you are unhappy and pining for something else, that’s what you should be pursuing.... [my mom] said I was brilliant and didn’t need to fit the same mold in order to be brilliant and engaging and successful."
“I would love to see more writers take the leap of publishing and creating publicly. I’d love to see Birmingham support local writers by buying their books, carrying books in local retail spaces, and showing up to events hosted by local writers.”