Rev. William Lamar IV (Courtesy Photo) by Rev. William LamarMy political consciousness was forged on an anvil not made of iron or steel, but…
Daily Archive: July 4, 2013
Delta Sigma Theta, 100 years. (Courtesy Image) by Zenitha Prince(NNPA)–The lighting of an Olympic-style torch at Howard University on July 11 will launch the 51st National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., part of a year-long celebration of the group’s 100-year legacy of Black sisterhood, advocacy and service.
DEBBIE NORRELL The New Pittsburgh Courier’s most recent Woman of Excellence Legacy honoree says Stand Up, be counted and get involved. Bev Smith, host of “The Bev Smith Show” is hosting “A Challenge to African American Women.” On Aug. 28-31 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, Downtown, Smith is challenging African-American women around the world to join her and her special guests to plot a course of action to take back our communities and our families by focusing on health, education, employment and spirituality.
LOUIS ‘HOP’ KEDRICK The most recent incident between a police officer and Black, law-abiding citizens took place in Homewood. Two Black men, an educator and a photographer allegedly became victims of a police officer. The educator was arrested and charged and the photographer was mentally if not physically abused.
Dear Editor: The Community Economic Development Corporation of Clairton would like to THANK YOU for allowing Genea Webb, writer and Ricco, photographer continuous coverage of…
TREVOR MILES WITH AWARD (Photos by J.L. Martello) Trevor C. Miles is on a crusade to enhance the dance community in the City of Clairton.
Nearly 270 Michael Jackson tracks are packed into the exclusive iTunes digital anthologies (iTunes.com/MichaelJackson) The Indispensable Collection and The Ultimate Fan Extras Collection released June 29 by Epic/Legacy Recordings in collaboration with The Estate of Michael Jackson.
FOOD CART (NNPA)—How many of you want to launch your own small business, but are stymied because you don’t have tens of thousands of dollars to invest? But the truth is there are a number of in-demand businesses you can start that won’t break the bank.
Pittsburgh—The Pittsburgh Riverhounds return to USL PRO action over the holiday weekend for a pair of matches at Highmark Stadium. Following a 10-day break, the Riverhounds host the Charlotte Eagles on Thursday, July 4 and the L.A. Blues on Saturday, July 6 for their final meetings of the regular season. Both matches are slated for a 7 p.m. kick off in Station Square.
PITTSBURGH—Kenneth P. Service, executive director of the Pittsburgh Council on Higher Education (PCHE), has been named vice chancellor for communications at the University of…