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African American Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Doris Carson Williams wanted an event that celebrated the chamber's 20th year of serving Pittsburgh's Black business... [Read More]
Along with the food, festivities, and family gatherings that come with the holiday season, for a certain number of people something else comes this time... [Read More]
When officials and community members officially opened the new Public Safety Center in Northview Heights, instead of a routine ribbon-cutting ceremony, Pittsburgh Zone 1 police... [Read More]
During one of the workshops at Vibrant Pittsburgh's well-attended Regional Economic Inclusion Summit at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, Sept. 17, the 90 or so... [Read More]
Before the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh's Board even took their seats, Randall Taylor, a former resident of the now-demolished Penn Plaza Apartments in East... [Read More]
Yesterday morning, Sept. 18, a 31-year-old male was shot twice in the chest as he slept in the back seat of a car parked in... [Read More]
When U.S. Senator Bob Casey, D-Pa., visited Wilkinsburg last week for lunch and a meet and greet event, Mayor Marita Garrett said she was happy... [Read More]
James Barnes doesn't do divorces, wills, or criminal law. So, he says, as far as his relatives are concerned, he's essentially useless. But for a... [Read More]
Dara Ware Allen said she never saw herself running a charter school, but when the team conducting a national search for a new CEO for... [Read More]
Though African Americans account for less than 13 percent of Allegheny County's population, they comprise around 60 percent of Allegheny County's homicide victims. Last month,... [Read More]
If Christian Lee Hall is going to be the next Stan Lee, he knows it will be a long journey—it already has been. But he... [Read More]
Last month, research professor James Huguley of the Center on Race and Social Problems at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work presented a... [Read More]
Though they may never know how many, good people touch a lot of lives. Nearly a hundred of those touched by Dulane "Lane" Cameron Jr.—friends,... [Read More]
The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh has authorized committing nearly $6.5 million in funding, along with the transfer of 293 properties to the Housing Authority... [Read More]
When Executive Director and Senior Vice President Valerie Njie began working at Bidwell Training Center in 1981, it was in the midst of reinventing itself—and... [Read More]
For the third year in a row, Pittsburgh's African American Heritage Day Parade will take to neighborhood streets rather than Downtown. This year, the venue... [Read More]
When asked what it's like working with and knowing Bill Strickland, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said he is "truly inspirational." "I feel like I've had... [Read More]
Calling for transparency and justice, family members, friends and activists rallied outside the Allegheny County Courthouse to demand that District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala release... [Read More]
Fifteen years ago, jazz buff Chuck Summerville was looking to raise money to replace the organ at his church, so he asked guitar legend Joe... [Read More]
It may turn out that few of the 28 students enrolled in this year's All Star Code Summer Intensive program go into the production side... [Read More]