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Warhol Museum welcomes Luckett as director of development

The Andy Warhol Museum has appointed Kilolo Luckett as the museum’s new director of development. Luckett comes to The Warhol from her most recent post at Designate, a project management and fundraising consulting services company for artists and nonprofits, where she served as president. Luckett began her new position at The Warhol Oct. 15.

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Clinton: We are getting shafted on Shale training

With the boom in natural gas mining, and with Black unemployment nearly twice that of Whites, African American Workers Union founder Calvin Clinton saw an opportunity to provide training for unemployed Blacks and low-income residents to take advantage of jobs drilling at the Marcellus Shale.

Since his union has previously provided

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Attorney: Pittsburgh hostage-taker was off meds

PITTSBURGH (AP)—A mentally ill man held a businessman hostage in his downtown office last month because the suspect hadn't taken his medication and heard a crow and other voices directing his actions, a defense attorney said.

The attorney, Blaine Jones, made the comments after a district judge in Pittsburgh Municipal Court ordered Klein

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Jackson urges Obama vote at Mt. Ararat

Joined by state local and federal representatives, Rev. Jesse Jackson lent his signature eloquence to a breakfast rally to bolster the vote for President Barack Obama at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church in East Liberty.

GET OUT THE VOTE—Rev. Jesse Jackson urges people to mobilize for President Obama and against voter suppression during a
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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh