Black History Month

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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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Black History Month: Local Doctor Develops Device To Detect Bed Sores

George Washington Carver, David Crosthwait and Patricia Bath are just a handful of African Americans who have created products or devices to improve our living standards.

02/12/2013

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Black History Month: Olympic Swimmer Visits Local School

Students at Pittsburgh Obama School were recently surprised with a visit from Olympic medalist swimmer, Cullen Jones.

02/08/2013

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Exhibit At City County Building Celebrates Black History Month

A new exhibit at the City County Building in Pittsburgh is celebrating Black History Month. It honors African Americans who served in the military during the Civil War.

02/07/2013

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“Voices Of Leadership” Series

February 2013 is a time to commemorate and connect with the African-American community through “Voices of Leadership”.

02/04/2013

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Project Continues Legacy Of Teenie Harris

A team of local photographers has created a new website called Feel Like Going On that continues the work of the late photographer Teenie Harris.

02/09/2012

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Black History Month Organ and Tissue Donation Facts

Black History Month Facts on Organ and Tissue Donation

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2011

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