Black History Month

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Black History Month: Local Congregation Around For 150-Plus Years

As we celebrate Black History Month, we visit a local congregation that’s been around for more than 150 years.

02/20/2015

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Black History Month: Ice Cream Parlor Making Dreams Come True

An unassuming ice cream parlor in downtown Pittsburgh is a place that’s helping to make many local residents’ dreams come true.

02/17/2015

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Black History Month: Tracing The Roots Of An Historic Church

As we celebrate Black History Month, we trace the roots of the first African Methodist Church west of the Allegheny Mountains.

02/13/2015

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Black History Month: Civil War Display At Soldiers & Sailors Hall

A new display at a local museum features documents and items from the Civil War.

02/09/2015

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New Horizon Theater Presents “The Meeting”

February is Black History Month.

02/06/2015

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CMU Sophomores Create New Black History Month Exhibit

A pair of local college students have created a Black History Month exhibit they hope will have a positive impact on the community.

02/02/2015

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Actors Excited To Bring “Porgy & Bess” To Benedum Center

A story of love, family and courage continues to have an impact, though it has been told for more than 80 years.

02/28/2014

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Black History Month: Omega Dr. Carter G. Woodson Academy

A local chapter of a national fraternity — that was motivated by the challenges facing many black children — has created a useful program.

02/21/2014

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Black History Month Spotlight: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

What a group of African-American women decided to do in the early 1900s on a university campus has withstood the test of time.

02/17/2014

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Homewood Bakery Owner Has Seen Neighborhood’s Ups And Downs

In Homewood, on North Homewood Avenue, stands a small bakery store that has been serving the community for more than 35 years.

02/14/2014

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Professor Researches Local African American History With Bank Records

Dr. Laurence Glasco, a professor of African-American history at the University of Pittsburgh is teaming up with Dollar Bank.

02/10/2014

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Bank’s Discovery Adds New Chapter To African American History In Pittsburgh

Employees of Dollar Bank, a bank that has been in the community since July 19, 1855, discovered several documents a couple years ago, many of them actual signature ledgers, as well as the original charter and articles of incorporation.

02/07/2014

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Students Take Part In History Center’s “From Slavery To Freedom” Panel Discussion

The Heinz History Center’s gripping exhibit, “From Slavery to Freedom,” has new touches.

02/05/2014

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Local Illustrators Honored During Black History Month

February is Black History Month. There are many things planned in Pittsburgh to celebrate it.

02/03/2014

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Black History Month Spotlight: Roger L. Humphries

In celebration of Black History Month, we took a look at a local legendary musician who is giving back to his community.

02/03/2014

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