Founder Of Black Lives Matter Pittsburgh And Southwest Pennsylvania Ready To Leave Her MarkOne of the newly prominent voices in the local civil rights movement says she grew up among routine racism.
Church Leaders Ask Mars Community Members To Come Together To Pray For An End To Racial InjusticeRacial injustice was the theme of a prayer vigil hosted by local church leaders in the town of Mars on Wednesday.
Police Looking For Protester Accused Of Vandalizing Police Cars, Throwing Objects At Officers And Looting Businesses During Riots DowntownPittsburgh Police are trying to identify a male accused of vandalizing police cars, throwing objects at officers and looting businesses downtown.
Alexis Johnson Files Lawsuit Against Post-GazetteAlexis Johnson has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette alleging the paper engaged in racial discrimination and illegal retaliation.
Erie Police Officer Seen Kicking Protester Sitting On Street Will Be Suspended For 3 Days, Must Complete Sensitivity TrainingA police officer seen on video kicking a protester sitting on the street during civil unrest in Erie last month will be suspended without pay for three days.
Columbus Bans Police Use Of Tear Gas, Limits Pepper Spray To Clear Streets And Disperse DemonstratorsThe city of Columbus has prohibited police use of tear gas and limited use of pepper spray to clear streets and disperse peaceful demonstrators.
Demonstrators Block Intersections During Peaceful Downtown ProtestDozens of protesters marched along Liberty Avenue and Smithfield Street near the August Wilson Center.
President Trump References Antwon Rose In Speech Before Signing Executive Order On Police PracticesFollowing weeks of national protests since the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on policing Tuesday.
Brian Bartels, Accused Of Inciting Violence And Riots During Protest, Pleads Not Guilty To Federal ChargesThe young man accused of vandalizing a police car during a riot outside of PPG Paints Arena last month has pleaded not guilty to federal charges.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Alleged Pittsburgh Rioter Accused Of Injuring Police OfficerAn arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of rioting and injuring a police officer during protests that turned violent in downtown Pittsburgh the weekend following George Floyd's death.
'I Don’t Know If I Ever Thought I Would See A Moment Like This': Pittsburgh Activist Talks About Fighting Inequality If You Can't Attend ProtestsMany people are protesting in the Pittsburgh area and around the country to end racism, but not everyone who wants to protest can join because of work, childcare or health and safety concerns.
'Black Activist And Organizer Collective' Delivers List Of Police Reform Demands To City, County OfficialsThe "Black Activist and Organizer Collective" hand delivered a list of 12 demands for police reform to City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County officials Monday.
Officials Look To Identify Alleged Vandal And Man Accused Of Shoving Police Horse During Protests DowntownThe FBI is asking the public for help identifying a man accused of vandalizing a federal building while Pittsburgh Police seek to identify another accused of attacking a police horse.
Murrysville Community Holds Protests, Discusses Experiences With RacismSpeakers and organizers of a protest in Murrysville spoke about their experiences with racism in the community and how to change them.
Pennsylvania Poor People's Campaign Organizes Protest Outside Of Allegheny County CourthouseCars circled and honked their horns outside of the Allegheny County Courthouse on Sunday as a form of protest.