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Pittsburgh activist led integration of building trade unions

Pittsburgh activist led integration of building trade unions...

 

Pittsburgh Urban Media Mourns the Death of Former NBA Great Armon Gilliam, aka the "Hammer"

   Pittsburgh Urban Media Mourns the Death of Former NBA Great Armon Gilliam,  aka the "Hammer"  Sadly,...

 

Steelers Statement on Death of John Henry Johnson

  Steelers Statement on Death of John Henry Johnson   We are deeply saddened by the death of John...

 

Pitt School of Social Work Dean Emeritus David E. Epperson Dies

Pitt School of Social Work Dean Emeritus David E. Epperson Dies PITTSBURGH— David E. Epperson,dean emeritus and professor...

 

Casino, cable entrepreneur Don Barden dies

  Casino, cable entrepreneur Don Barden dies Detroit businessman Don Barden, one of Detroit’s business elite who was the first...

 

News anchor Patrice King Brown to retire from KDKA

News anchor Patrice King Brown to retire from KDKA News anchor Patrice King Brown will retire from KDKA-TV after 32 years with the...

 

Teena Marie, 'Lovegirl' singer, who died at 54, pushed the boundaries of R&B by being herself

Teena Marie, 'Lovegirl' singer, who died at 54, pushed the boundaries of R&B by being herself Teena Marie was hardly the first white...

 

Nate Smith - Fought His Way into the Union, Bulldozed Path for Blacks in Construction

Nate Smith - Fought His Way into the Union, Bulldozed Path for Blacks in Construction His wife of 60 years, says Nate is now living in a...

 

WPXI's Dee Thompson Retires After Nearly 35 Years Of Service

WPXI's Dee Thompson Retires After Nearly 35 Years Of Service Dee has been out on medical leave for much of the summer, but will retire...

 

Rev. Loran Mann Celebrates Forty Years At Pentecostal Temple Church And Reflects On His Accomplishments And Challenges Ahead

Rev. Loran Mann Celebrates Forty Years At Pentecostal Temple Church And Reflects On His Accomplishments And Challenges Ahead There are...

 

What Ever Happened to these TV Personalities in Pittsburgh

What Ever Happened to these TV Personalities in Pittsburgh? They come into our homes, greeting us each day, and then one day you discover...

 

Pittsburgh Urban Media Mourns the Death of Jesse Fife Jr. senior vice president and chief of operations at Manchester Bidwell Corporation

  Pittsburgh Urban Media Mourns the Death of Jesse Fife Jr. senior vice president and chief of operations at Manchester Bidwell...

 

PUM GOES ONE ON ONE WITH PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMER JOHN STALLWORTH

PUM GOES ONE ON ONE WITH PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAMER JOHN STALLWORTH-- Who shares his thoughts about the Steelers upcoming season, being a...

 

PA Court to Admit African American Application for 1847

PA Court to Admit African American Application for 1847   The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will try to right a 160-year-old wrong...

 

After 163 Years, African-American Legal Scholar and Abolitionist George B. Vashon to Be Admitted to Pennsylvania Bar

After 163 Years, African-American Legal Scholar and Abolitionist George B. Vashon to Be Admitted to Pennsylvania Bar PITTSBURGH, Oct. 7...

 

Pittsburgh honors Bill Mazeroski

  Pittsburgh honors Bill Mazeroski The Pittsburgh Pirates have dedicated a statue celebrating Bill Mazeroski 's famous 1960...

 
 

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies at 80

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies at 80     (Reuters) - George Steinbrenner, the New York Yankees owner who was...

 

Obituary: Robert R. Lavelle / Founder of Hill District's Dwelling House Savings & Loan-Oct. 4, 1915 - July 4, 2010

Obituary: Robert R. Lavelle / Founder of Hill District's Dwelling House Savings & Loan Oct. 4, 1915 - July 4, 2010  ...

 

PUM Goes One On One With The Honorable Gary L. Lancaster The Only African American Federal Judge In The Region

  PUM Goes One On One With The Honorable Gary L. Lancaster The Only African American Federal Judge In The Region  ...

 

Golden Girls Star Rue McClanahan Dies at 76

  Golden Girls Star Rue McClanahan Dies at 76 By Charlotte Triggs and Stephen M. Silverman Update Thursday June 03, 2010...

 

Singer, actress Lena Horne dead at 92

Singer, actress Lena Horne dead at 92   Singer, dancer and actress Lena Horne died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday night,...

 

Pioneering journalist Evelyn Cunningham dies in NY-She was a Reporter and Editor for the Pittsburgh Courier

Pioneering journalist Evelyn Cunningham dies in NY-She was a Reporter and Editor for the Pittsburgh Courier  — Evelyn...

 

Statement From Attorney General Eric Holder On the Passing of Dr. Dorothy Height

Statement From Attorney General Eric Holder On the Passing of Dr. Dorothy Height  -- The following statement from Attorney...

 

Black lawyer rejected for Pa. bar in 1847 admitted

Black lawyer rejected for Pa. bar in 1847 admitted  — As a scholar, poet and abolitionist, George B. Vashon broke barriers in the...

 

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Mourns the Death of Dr. Benjamin Hooks

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Mourns the Death of Dr. Benjamin Hooks   The United States Commission on Civil Rights...

 

John Christian, Former Radio and Television Personality, affectionally known as "Sir Walter" dies...

John Christian, Former Radio and Television Personality, affectionally known as "Sir Walter" dies...   The...

 

John Cater, Former KDKA-TV Anchor-Reporter Dies, at age 32

John Cater, Former KDKA-TV Anchor-Reporter Dies, at age 32          It is with a heavy...

 

Alma Speed Fox -Civil Right's Leader

Alma Speed Fox -Civil Right's Leader    Alma Speed Fox was born in 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio and raised by a single mother who...

 

Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project

Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project   On view at Carnegie Museum of Art In honor of the 101st birthday of the...

 

John Woodruff -Olympic Gold Medalist

John Woodruff -Olympic Gold Medalist John Woodruff- whose halting, come-from-behind victory in the 800-meter run in the 1936 Berlin...

 

Martin Robison Delany

Martin Robison Delany They helped pave the way to make life better...   Martin Robison Delany -Born into slavery in 1812,...

 

Carnegie Mellon Professor Joe Trotter-Receives First Giant Eagle Professorship

Carnegie Mellon Professor Joe Trotter-Receives First Giant Eagle Professorship —Joe Trotter, head of Carnegie Mellon University's...

 

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