Fri04182014

Allen named Leadership Pittsburgh new COO

Former school board member and YouthWorks director Dara Ware Allen, PhD was recently named the new chief operating officer of Leadership Pittsburgh Inc., a non-profit organization devoted to leadership identification, enrichment and networking.

“We are delighted to welcome Dara to our team. As an alumna, Dara brings with her a client p

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Mentoring emphasized at solidarity CEA meet

On June 23, the Community Empowerment Association held their Day of Black Male Day of Solidarity. Now in its sixth year, the annual event is meant to empower African-American men and bring them together to address societal issues in the Black community.

This year’s theme, “Unification of Purpose for Direct Action” addressed the areas of crim

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Female group fights for more women police

As the August Wilson Center for African American Culture’s “The Strength in the Struggle: Civil Rights and Bridge Builders” exhibition concluded in one room, the National Organization of Black Women in Law Enforcement recognized several women for their strength, accomplishments and contributions to their careers and community in another at their Aw...

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Obama highlights record, downplays Romney in Pgh

Amidst the sweltering heat, with temperatures that rose to the 90s, hundreds gathered on the lawn of Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts July 6 for a campaign speech by President Barack Obama. Despite the dozen or so people who were taken away by ambulance after succumbing to the effects of the heat, the crowd remained entirely e...

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State sued over voter registration

The Black Political Empowerment Project has joined Action United, formerly ACORN, in filing suit against the heads of three Pennsylvania government departments, claiming they are violating federal voting laws by not assisting their clients to register to vote.

The lawsuit claims Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele, Secretary of

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