This Pittsburgh group wants all developers getting public subsidies to agree to community benefits. Including you, Amazon.
PublicSource and Nextdoor partnered to survey Pittsburghers on Amazon HQ2. Watch what residents had to say.
Jeff Capel speaks to Courier on becoming first Black men’s head basketball coach at Pitt (exclusive 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
Black-owned luxury brand MADALI Hair will now be available on Amazon’s Textures & Hues section. The curated storefront gives customers a hair care experience that highlights popular hair care brands for women of color, such as Miss Jessie’s, Carol’s Daughter, Shea Moisture and Cantu. According to the official press release, “Amazon’s Textures & Hues curated […]
It’s been a magical few years for Hollywood’s newest melanated goddess Issa Rae. From breaking out with her critically acclaimed, highly rated and repeatedly nominated HBO series Insecure to raking up a host of other in-developement television and film projects, she is the on the lips on practically everyone in Hollywood—and she doesn’t appear to […]
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PARIS (AP) — As usual, all eyes are on Serena Williams, no matter what — whether she’s attending the most talked-about wedding of the year or practicing at Roland Garros. That she recently engaged in those two activities on consecutive days, in different countries, highlighted what a star she is, in and out of tennis, and added to […]
WASHINGTON (AP)—U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in April, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending earlier this year and driving stronger economic growth. Retail sales increased at a 0.3 percent rate in April, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, down from a 0.8 percent gain in March, which was revised […]
The FDA approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal symptoms while quitting opioids.
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Week of May 23-29 May 23 1921—“Shuffle Along”—the first of a succession of widely popular Black musicals performed for White audiences—opened at the 63rd Street Theatre in New York City, becoming the first African-American Broadway musical. The musical comedy combined the talents of the legendary team of Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle. “Shuffle Along” produced […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first Black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new historical marks with a primary victory Tuesday that made her the first Black nominee and first female nominee […]
WINDSOR, England (AP)—Nothing quite captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday’s royal wedding as much as the guest preacher whose sermon brought American flair to a very English church service. The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the first Black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, was hand-picked by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle […]
Prince Harry of Wales, sixth in the line of succession to the British throne, will marry the American actress, Meghan Markle, on Saturday, May 19, with all of the ceremony and global hoopla that the British royalty inevitably attracts. Harry is the son of Charles, the Prince of Wales, and the late Princess Diana. What’s notable about Prince Harry, however, is not so much […]
In the hills of Haiti, about 40 minutes from the capital of Port-au-Prince, under the lavender bougainvillea and the fiery…
Six-year Pittsburgh television personality Brittny McGraw has met a “lot of great people” in Pittsburgh, as she’s “had an opportunity…