A young black man is appealing a federal verdict that said that three white Pittsburgh police officers wrongly arrested him in 2010 but did not use excessive force, and also wants authorities to reopen their investigation, citing alleged racial bias by police.
A private Pennsylvania college says it has expelled three students over a school radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur.
Fifty years ago, thousands of marchers were about to enter Montgomery, Alabama, the state capital, in a march from Selma in a movement to secure voting rights that would change history.
Thomas Gaither, now a retired Slippery Rock University professor, was once a member of the so-called “Friendship Nine.”
In his first television comments since the local Fraternal Order of Police criticized his holding a protester’s sign, Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay took the blame for a misunderstanding.
It’s happened few times over the past several months.
Jim Loewen, author of the book “Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism” weighed in on the situation in Ferguson, Mo.
On the Chris Moore Show this past Sunday, there was a roundtable discussion about the controversy surrounding the NBA and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
Pittsburgh native Charles Cooper was one of the first African Americans to break the NBA color barrier when he was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1950, after he graduated from Duquesne University.
The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
A former personal trainer at a local gym is filing a lawsuit.
They were fighting two wars at once – World War II and the war against bigotry.
The Rivers Casino has responded to charges it’s engaged in racist practices with African Americans, delivering a four-page letter to Allegheny County Councilwoman Amanda Green Hawkins.
More complaints of racism against the Rivers Casino, and now a County Councilwoman wants an explanation.
The Drum Bar inside the Rivers Casino was shut down abruptly on Friday night, July 21, and Kenneth Wright, who has used this bar before, thinks he knows why.