‘Step’ an accurate portrayal of harsh realities, Black girl perseverance (Merecedes' Movie Review Aug. 16)
Pittsburgh artist Jeghetto paints August Wilson mural for his hometown, with help from locals (7.15.17)
Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto issues proclamation to Midtown Towers heroes Ricco, Jason, and Ryan (6.16.2017)
Thursday night is normally what I consider a work night. As I look more closely at that, I think I…
What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans see as blackballing for speaking out in a country roiled by racial strife. Supporters of former San […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles and her New York Liberty teammates have never shied away from speaking out against social injustices. The Liberty players, along with many others across the WNBA, were vocal last summer in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. On Sunday, the Liberty hosted the first “Unity Game” in the […]
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) _ Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has gone from swinging bats to selling vats … of wine. The retired ballplayer known as Big Papi launched a new line of cigars and wines earlier this year. On Sept. 8, he’ll be the special guest at the annual Saratoga Wine […]
Twitter erupts in outrage over White high school students who wore a 'Make America Great Again' hat and T-shirt on the Howard University campus.
As reports have surfaced of the Trump administration’s intent to investigate affirmative action admissions in higher education, the debate over whether and how race should be considered in college admissions has emerged with renewed vigor. In the past four years, United States Supreme Court cases like Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and Fisher […]
(BPT)—When it comes to health, perception is not always reality. This is especially true when considering how men care for themselves when faced with a health condition. In fact, while most men would say they are more focused on their health than they have been in the past, physicians report a different truth. This difference […]
Maria Anderson is off and running in her new position as director of national community programs for Highmark Health. The New Pittsburgh Courier was able to catch up with Anderson, an Allderdice High School and Duquesne University graduate, in between her hectic schedule, for a “Courier Q & A…” NPC: Please discuss some of the […]
A KKK member verbally attacked and lashed out at Univision Afro-Latinx news anchor Ilia Calderón, referring to her as the n-word during an interview.
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting quarterback Colin Kaepernick a job in the National Football League. The former San Francisco […]
JOHANNESBURG (AP) —Minutes after South African President Jacob Zuma narrowly escaped a no-confidence vote this week, he was singing and dancing outside parliament with a throng of supporters from his African National Congress party. That celebratory mood faded fast. Though Zuma survived the most serious attempt yet on his leadership, allegations of corruption and poor […]