By Mike Pintek

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Rosita Youngblood joined The Mike Pintek Show to discuss a controversial landmark.

“Negro Mountain” is located in the Allegheny Mountain range, and Youngblood thinks it is time for a name change.

Youngblood has teamed up with Maryland legislators on a campaign to change the name of the Mountain to Nemesis Mountain.

Nemesis was the name of a slave for whom the mountain is named. Nemesis is said to have saved white settlers from attacking Native Americans.  “Negro Mountain” was originally named as a tribute to the war hero.

Listen to the Mike Pintek Show weekdays noon to 3 p.m. on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

 

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