They were young, and they were brave. They were called the Freedom Riders, a group committed to the non-violent pursuit of Civil Rights and willing to put their lives on the line.
Sunday marks the 45th anniversary of a historic civil rights standoff in the Hill District.
The Occupy Wall Street movement arrived in Pittsburgh Saturday as a crowd estimated around 2,000 people marched, rallied and protested against corporate greed and social inequality. It was a peaceful crowd of union members, college students and parents with kids.