ANSWERS AND TRANSPARENCY ...Byrdsong says story from police ‘does not go up the smell test’ in shooting death of Mark Daniels
"THEY DID SOMETHING TO A GOOD GUY" - Family demands answers in police killing of Mark Daniels (Courier video)
“THEY DID SOMETHING TO A GOOD GUY” – Family demands answers in police killing of Mark Daniels (Courier video)
Courier’s Debbie Norrell, on KDKA Radio, tells “heartfelt, impactful” stories of how African Americans were treated in America
The Courier’s editor and publisher Rod Doss receives NNPA’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award! (video)
Courier Exclusive: Carmi co-owner talks with Bree White about possible time frame of new South Side location opening….(VIDEO)
Courier exclusive: Pizza Milano employee Mahmut Yilmaz faces felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor simple assault charges
State Rep. Ed Gainey speaks out on recent teen shooting deaths in Pittsburgh’s Black Community (VIDEO)
A focus on empowerment in these tough political times.
On Feb. 5, at the Everyday Café on Homewood Avenue, there was a unique Black History Month kick- off. There was a full house at the newest business on Homewood Ave. and more than a half-dozen photographs by Charles “Teenie” Harris were unveiled. The photos are of a thriving Homewood concentrating on the business district. […]
As I sat and observed the winter 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea on television over the weekend, a plethora of emotions (like sugarplums) ran through my head. Like everyone gushing over athletes with an African origin, competing in traditionally European sports like speed skating and bobsledding, and the several sneaky and unjust ways […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Injured Pittsburgh Steelers Ryan Shazier doesn’t just plan to play again following a spinal injury. He says he wants to make it all the way to the Hall of Fame. Shazier opened up to teammate Roosevelt Nix on Nix’s podcast, Shazier’s first public comments since injuring his spine in a victory over […]
City’s equity manager wants to increase the vendor pipeline Excited about the March 8 City of Pittsburgh Women Business Enterprise (WBE) How to do Business Series, Ricardo J. Williams says if it is anything like the previous two, then he expects nothing but positive outcomes for participating entrepreneurs. The Third Annual How to Do Business […]
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on Alzheimer’s disease. Erricka Hager, health advocate, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO, both of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, spoke about this topic. EB: Good morning, Erricka. Alzheimer’s disease is a health topic that we’ve never covered before. I’m glad we’re […]
Stop, and take a moment to ASK: Do you know anyone with Alzheimer’s disease? With the Alzheimer’s Association reporting that more than 5 million people in the United States are living with the disease, there is a good chance that everyone knows someone who has the disease or is affected by it. Alzheimer’s disease is […]
The “Black Panther” craze is real. Marvel Studios partnered with Pittsburgh Public Schools to host “Black Panther Community Day,” Feb. 10. Students participated in a panel discussion at Pittsburgh CAPA, Downtown, to discuss whether comic books and graphic novels are an appropriate tool for the classroom. Panelists included School Board President, Dr. Regina Holley, Pittsburgh CAPA […]
The U.S. has only elected two Black governors.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a “hipper” brand of hate, according to a report Wednesday by an organization that tracks far-right extremists. The Southern Poverty Law Center said its count of […]
An apology for sexual exploitation doesn’t go far enough.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — “Black Panther” has burst onto the screen in Africa, handing a powerful response to the unfortunate remarks about the continent by President Donald Trump. As the red carpet in South Africa swirled with stunning outfits and exclamations in the local isiXhosa language used in the film’s Wakanda kingdom, cast member John Kani […]
In the hills of Haiti, about 40 minutes from the capital of Port-au-Prince, under the lavender bougainvillea and the fiery…