> Blogs

On Track to Equity: Integrating Equity Throughout PPS

A MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT Superintendent Dr. Anthony Hamlet--  On Track to Equity: Integrating Equity Throughout PPS  ...

 

Black Words of Wisdom...

BLACK WORDS OF WISDOM                 ...

 

PRESIDENTS AS PURVEYORS OF RACISM AND SEXISM

PRESIDENTS AS PURVEYORS OF RACISM AND SEXISM, by Jack L. Daniel Racism and sexism constitute critical aspects of the bad bedrock on which...

 

Messengers of Wonder, by Grant Oliphant, President Heinz Endowments

  Messengers of Wonder Grant Oliphant, President Heinz Endowments       The last time I...

 

African Americans celebrating their freedom on July 4th

  STILL, WE ARE NOT FREE!   What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?  This Fourth of July is...

 

The State of Black Music

The State of Black Music by  CE SB  |  Jun 1, 2019   As we celebrate Black Music Month, NMAAM is reflecting...

 

Ed Tech: What Does it Mean, and Why Should We Care? By, Dr. Anthony Hamlet, PPS Superintendent

Ed Tech: What Does it Mean, and Why Should We Care? by Dr. Anthony Hamlet, PPS Superintendent May 22, 2019  ...

 

Negotiating a Historically White University While Black, New Book by Jack L. Daniel

NEGOTIATING A HISTORICALLY WHITE UNIVERSITY WHILE BLACK (A New Book by Jack L. Daniel)   At...

 

Diversity and Inclusion Displayed at the 2019 University of Michigan Graduation Ceremonies

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION DISPLAYED AT THE 2019 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN GRADUATION CEREMONIES  ...

 

McKeesport Students File Legal Challenge to School District's Denial of Black Student Union

McKeesport Students File Legal Challenge to School District's Denial of Black Student Union     Eleven students from...

 

Chuck Cooper Named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Chuck Cooper Named to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame DU great to be inducted in September   Former Duquesne...

 

Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew , an adjunct professor at the...

 

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Statement regarding Michael Rosfeld verdict

Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh statement regarding Michael Rosfeld verdict     Last...

 

Senator Fontana's News & Views: April 2, 2019

Package of Bills to Curb Workplace Harassment Last week I joined Governor Wolf and my fellow House and Senate Democrats to reintroduce a...

 

Statement from Superintendent Anthony Hamlet Related to District Preparations for the Week Post Verdict

Statement from Superintendent Anthony Hamlet Related to District Preparations for the Week Post Verdict  Pictured:...

 

State Senator Wayne D. Fontana on Police Education after the Trial

State Senator Wayne D. Fontana on Police Education after the Trial In the...

 

Prayer for Antwon by Vanessa German

Prayer for Antwon by Pittsburgh Artist Vanessa German  Dear Antwon, the sky has left itself for the sea; there will be no...

 

Pittsburgh Public Safety Statement on New Zealand Tragedy

The City of Pittsburgh learned of the events Friday in New Zealand with heavy hearts and an all-too-intimate understanding of what the people...

 

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Dena and Martin LaMar as New Board Members

Pittsburgh Opera proudly announces that Dena and Martin LaMar have joined its Board of Directors   Dena LaMar  is the...

 

UPDATE: Community Members Meet with August Wilson Cultural Center President & CEO and Key Staff Regarding Restoring the Name

UPDATE: Community Members Meet with August Wilson Cultural Center President & CEO and Key Staff Regarding Restoring the Name...

 

A Deep Dive Into Pittsburgh's Black History Through the University of Pittsburgh's Archives

  A Deep Dive Into Pittsburgh's Black History Through the University of Pittsburgh's Archives This photo was taken in...

 

The Rationale For Black History Month

THE RATIONALE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH   “…Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery…...

 

Shady Side Academy Senior Skyy Moore Earns All-State Football Honors

Shady Side Academy senior Skyy Moore Earns All-State Football Honors Shady Side Academy senior quarterback/defensive back  Skyy...

 

THE 5 BILLION DOLLAR WALL BROUHAHA: Prelude to Implementing the 25th Amendment

THE 5 BILLION DOLLAR WALL BROUHAHA: Prelude to Implementing the 25 th Amendment  ...

 

This Is Really Us, by Jeff Finkelstein

  This Is Really Us, by Jeff Finkelstein December 14, 2018 Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh...

 

Being Thankful During a Grim Holiday Season, by Jack L. Daniel

BEING THANKFUL DURING A GRIM HOLIDAY SEASON   During the 2019 “holiday season,” many people will...

 

Creating a more just justice system by Carmen Anderson

Creating a more just justice system by Carmen Anderson  Director of Equity and Social Justice, Heinz Endowments  ...

 

Much to be Thankful For Rabbi Jeffrey Myers

Much to be Thankful For November 19, 2018   Rabbi Jeffrey Myers      ...

 

Senator Fontana's News & Views: November 13, 2018

Senator Fontana visited American Legion Post 496 in Sheraden on Sunday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day, and participated in a brief ceremony...

 

Islamic Center of Pittsburgh Statement of the Tree of Life Shooting

  Statement on the Tree of Life Shooting The Pittsburgh Muslim Community extends our deepest sympathy and condolences to the...

 
 

White Terrorists Are Winning by Jack L. Daniel, PUM Contributor

WHITE TERRORISTS ARE WINNING!                   After...

 

Antonio Brown Named as Official EA Sports Madden NFL 19 Cover Athlete

Antonio Brown Named as Official   EA Sports Madden NFL 19  Cover Athlete, Worldwide Launch August 10th A.   Brown to also...

 

Make A Call for Justice

Make A Call for Justice   This past week, we, along with all our constituents and much of America, watched a video of Officer...

 

Rooney weighs in on anthem policy

Rooney weighs in on anthem policy Teresa Varley STEELERS.COM The NFL held their Spring League Meetings in Atlanta over the...

 

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem This season, NFL players must stand during the National Anthem, team owners...

 

First Ever State-Supported Medical Marijuana Research

First Ever State-Supported Medical Marijuana Research Last week, Pennsylvania became the first state in the nation to allow certain...

 

The White Racism Epidemic: "This is America"

THE WHITE RACISM EPIDEMIC: “This is America”   “ Why are black mothers and...

 

Ryan Shazier will miss the 2018 season, but continues his inspiring recovery.

Shazier placed on Reserve/PUP list   Teresa Varley Steelers.com @Teresa_Varley    ...

 

Tony Fountain Sr.: Pittsburgh's Native Son Supports America's Teachers

TONY FOUNTAIN SR: PITTSBURGH’S NATIVE SON SUPPORTS AMERICA’S TEACHERS  ...

 

The Heinz Endowments and the City of Pittsburgh host new p4 Conference

The p4 event opened at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on April 25 and continues through April 26 focused on the theme ‘Future...

 

THE SYRIAN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RUSE: Led by the Modern Frank and Jesse James Gang, by Jack L. Daniel

THE SYRIAN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RUSE: Led by the Modern Frank and Jesse James Gang   Before we become...

 

Riverlife said goodbye to president and CEO Vivien Li

Riverlife news and events, April 2018   Photo by Maranie Staab A farewell to Vivien...

 

Critical Attention for Food Pantries Feeding Region-$1 Million fundraising goal set

CRITICAL ATTENTION FOR FOOD PANTRIES FEEDING REGION   $1 million fundraising goal for Critical Needs Alert giving event   ...

 

675 Billion Reasons to Participate in the 2020 Census

675 BILLION (675,000,000,000) REASONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2020 CENSUS   On March 29, 2018 the...

 

Pittsburgh Public Schools Participate in National School WalkOut District Administrators Support Students in Walkout Activities

  The courage and social consciousness of the student movement of Parkland, FL have provided an historic lesson for the whole...

 

Am I Hearing Correctly? Hearing Aids Are Not Covered by Insurance?

AM I HEARING CORRECTLY? HEARING AIDS ARE NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE?  ...

 

Western Pennsylvania-Based Dick’s Sporting Goods To End All Sales Of Assault-Style Rifles

  We at DICK’S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and saddened by the tragic events in Parkland. Our thoughts and prayers are...

 

“BLACK PANTHER:” Made in America

“ BLACK PANTHER:” Made in America “Although she feeds me bread of bitterness, And sinks into my...

 

New Oakland-based partnership focused on building Pittsburgh's Innovation Economy

New Oakland-based partnership focused on building Pittsburgh's Innovation Economy InnovatePGH will drive citywide growth in life...

 
Calendar

Pittsburgh Urban Media