State Rep. Ed Gainey speaks out on recent teen shooting deaths in Pittsburgh’s Black Community (VIDEO)
Steelers defeat Colts! Now it’s time to battle the Tennessee Titans, Nov. 16! The Courier’s Brian Cook reports…
Steelers hold off the Detroit Lions, 20-15! Hear Big Ben, Shazier, and Dupree, as Brian Cook reports..
Steelers beat the Bengals, 29-14! Hear from Mike MItchell, T.J. Watt, and more, as Brian Cook reports…
Steelers Martavis Bryant, Bud Dupree, Pouncey and more talk about 26-9 win over Vikings, as Brian Cook reports…
For the past 50 years, the Center for Family Excellence (CFE) has been working to help families survive and thrive…
NEW YORK (AP) — The “Killer B’s” have the Pittsburgh Steelers on top. The surging Steelers moved up three spots to No. 1 in the AP Pro32 pollon Tuesday, receiving nine of 12 first-place votes for 381 points in balloting by media members who regularly cover the NFL. Pittsburgh (11-2) won eight in a row and […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jim Rutherford knows what it’s like to be a young goaltender trying to find his way in the NHL. Rutherford went through it with the Detroit Red Wings in the early 1970s, thrust into action at 21 years old with a franchise in the middle of a bumpy transition. Yet that’s where […]
HBCU students are no longer easy, dependable votes for the Democratic Party, as their low turnout rate in 2016 illustrates.
Cyber schooling was not among my top choices for the dream high school experience. It was the last resort after my mother and I discovered we could not afford to return to Orlando, Florida, and it was too late to enroll in Pittsburgh-area schools. I immediately despised the idea of being alone in the […]
This month, the “Take Charge of Your Health Today” page focuses on a new area of research—precision medicine. Jennifer R. Jones, MPH, CTSI community engagement senior coordinator, and Esther L. Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, discussed this topic. JJ: Good morning, Ms. Bush. Today we’re discussing an exciting new […]
Doctors have always recognized that every patient is unique, and doctors have always tried to tailor their treatments as best they can to individuals. You can match a blood transfusion to a blood type—that was an important discovery. What if matching a cancer cure to our genetic code was just as easy, just as standard? […]
A new mural honoring African-American culture and public figures such as Colin Kaepernick and Rosa Parks is on display in Macon, Georgia.
Most people didn’t see this coming. Many of us thought a Democrat could not win in the red state of Alabama. However, pedophilia, homophobia and racism did not win in the deep south. The times are changing. Doug Jones won the Alabama Senate race and it was the Black vote, especially Black women, who gave […]
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) —Tanzanian police say they have arrested three more people over a video shared online in which a woman kisses and embraces another woman. Ahmed Msangi, police chief in the Mwanza region, says 25-year-old Janeth Shonza was arrested in the central region of Singida. He says police also are holding a man accused […]
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP)— Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, the latest group to be repatriated with help from the European Union and the International Organization for Migration. The first […]
(Part two of a series) To read the first part of the Courier’s special series on Erv Dyer’s upcoming trip…