Black History Month

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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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Spirit Of King Awards Ceremony Honors August Wilson, Dr. Leroy Patrick

August Wilson and Dr. Leroy Patrick have been named the winners of the Spirit of King Awards for 2014.

01/16/2014

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Legacy Project Tells Stories Of Prominent African Americans With Oral Histories

Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. To honor Dr. King’s legacy, PNC is debuting 12 oral histories of prominent African Americans in western Pennsylvania.

01/15/2014

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Black History Month: Saluting A Local Hero

In today’s Black History Month salute. We take a look at a man who served during World War II.

02/28/2013

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Actor Brings Memory Of Martin Luther King Jr. To Life For Students

Nearly 50 years have passed since Martin Luther King uttered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, DC.

02/22/2013

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Black History Month: ‘From Slavery To Freedom’ Exhibit

Walking into the exhibit, “From Slavery to Freedom,” some visitors may be overwhelmed by the reproduction of a slave ship.

02/21/2013

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Black History Month: African Arts & Culture

Earlier this month, a University of Pittsburgh alumnus donated eight important African artifacts in honor of an African American history professor.

02/15/2013

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