by Leah Samuel | PublicSource After getting a parking ticket at Pittsburgh International Airport, a driver requested a copy of the Allegheny Police Department’s report of the incident. The department didn’t respond.
Daily Archive: April 21, 2013
VERNELL LILLIE By Genea L. Webb For New Pittsburgh Courier After 40 years on the scene Kuntu Repertory Theatre, the oldest and largest African-American performing Arts Center in Pittsburgh, is closing its doors.
by Rebecca Nuttall Courier Staff Writer Last week the fashion industry was again criticized for it’s lack of racial sensitivity when a spread in Vogue Netherlands featured a White model sporting blackface.
WES MOORE by Zenitha Prince (afro.com)–Wes Moore, a bestselling author and Johns Hopkins University alum, will be the guest speaker at that university’s School…
BIG THREE–In this April 17 photo, from left, Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner, Chicago Sky’s Elena Delle Donne and Tulsa Shock’s Skylar Diggins pose together following an interview with The Associated Press in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) by Doug Feinberg AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Before they were college basketball stars and the future of the WNBA, Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne had something else in common: They were all bullied when they were kids.
TOP PICK–Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner, the No. 1 overall pick the WNBA draft, speaks during a news conference April 20, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) by Jason Johnson Last Wednesday during a press conference the #1 Draft pick in the WNBA, Brittney Griner did the unspeakable. She casually, matter of factly and openly came out as gay in her first press conference as a professional basketball player.
OBLIVION–This film publicity image released by Universal Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from “Oblivion.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures) by David Germain AP Movie Writer…
HEALING SERVICE–President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the “Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service” at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, April 18, dedicated to those who were gravely wounded or killed in Monday’s bombing near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) by Julie PaceAP White House CorrespondentWASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, one of his most wrenching White House weeks saw the fresh specter of terrorism and the first crushing political defeat of his new term, and the more emotional side of a leader often criticized for appearing clinical or detached.