Written by Genea Webb
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.
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 April 2013 17:51
Written by Christian Morrow - Courier Staff Writer
by Christian Morrow
Just a reminder, the NAACP Region II conference will be held at the Westin Convention Center Hotel this weekend, with the welcoming VIP Reception April 25 at the Savoy Restaurant.
This year’s conference focuses on Civil Rights Advocacy Training and best practices in addressing racial disparities in:
•Branch administration and revitalization;
•Organized Labor, and
•Youth and College Division training.
The conference schedule for April 26 includes the Religious Affairs Breakfast followed by sessions on HIV and The Black church, and childhood obesity. Two luncheons follow, one on Organized Labor and the other on Youth and College.
The highlight is the Medgar Evers Dinner Gala and Award Ceremony that evening.
Events for Saturday, April 27 include the Women In NAACP Breakfast, the President’s Luncheon, NAACP Casino Royale, and the NAACP Region II Youth Townhall Meeting and Concert.
(For more information contact the NAACP Pittsburgh Branch at 412-471-1024.)
Last Updated on Sunday, 21 April 2013 19:22
Written by Public Source
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.
Last Updated on Monday, 22 April 2013 09:58
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