TSD Memphis

Sun04202014

Granada housing moves forward

The same day it authorized its final piece of funding for the Centre Heldman Plaza project, the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh board gave site control of twelve Hill District lots to New Granada Housing LP for a project that will revamp both the Wylie and Centre Avenue corridors.

The company is a joint venture between the Hill

...

Read more...

Board members respond to State of District

The Pittsburgh Public School’s State of the District 2012 event on Nov. 15 gave the public an update on the district in the areas of achievement, effectiveness, equity and satisfaction. However, it also provided a unique environment for parents, teachers, education scholars and administrators to have an honest conversation about the district’s pro

...

Read more...

President Moss 2002-2012 final remarks at NAACP Sunday

M. Gayle Moss who was president of the Pittsburgh NAACP from 2002-2012 gave her final speech to the congregation of Ebenezer Baptist Church on NAACP Sunday, Oct. 14.

Serving as the president of the Pittsburgh Unit #2285 of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has been a tremendous honor and a labor of love. In

...

Read more...

How to improve state of Black Pittsburgh

According to a 2002 study by the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, parental engagement in education correlates with higher grade point averages among students. This is one of many statistics regarding the impact parents have on their children’s future success.

The importance of parenting was the focus of the Urban League of

...

Read more...

Pittsburgh police officer shoots teen

A Highland Park traffic stop that resulted in a teenager being shot by a Pittsburgh police officer has many asking questions and the community asking for a thorough and transparent investigation as to what really happened.

Leon Ford, 19, was shot in the chest three times when he allegedly dragged a police officer during what many say

...

Read more...