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‘Men of Impact’ examines role of fathers

According to a report released by the White House on June 15, low-income men from communities of color are significantly more likely to be nonresident fathers. The report on “Promoting Responsible Fatherhood,” also indicated that more than half of African-American children grow up in homes without their fathers present.

Mirroring the

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Beaver Falls police chief emphasizes values

by Josh Brown

Beaver Falls Police Chief Charles Jones says the challenge of balancing the responsibilities of being Chief of Police and a Christian lay minister, “once people recognize that you’re a Christian, let alone a lay minister, they want to challenge your authority and position. As the saying goes, they take your kindness as a we

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

New police face at-risk Black youth at symposium

On June 7, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police graduated its most recent recruiting class. Among the class of 25, there was not one African-American graduate.

With a police force that is becoming increasingly less diverse, due to the lack of African-Americans in recent recruiting classes, many worry today’s officers are not equipped to e

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Point Park launches Urban Accounting Initiative

According to a study by Howard University School of Business’ Center for Accounting Education, only four percent of all accounting graduates hired by accounting firms between 2007 and 2008 were African-Americans.

In an effort to increase the number of African-Americans in the accounting and finance fields, Point Park University recently

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh