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Photos: Hill District protests for Black trans lives

Protesters rally at the Freedom Corner during a Thursday protest for Black trans lives.

By Kaycee Orwig, Visual Editor

June 21, 2020

Protesters gathered at the Hill District’s Freedom Corner and then marched to Downtown on Thursday to protest discrimination of Black transgender people.

Jazz plays on in Pittsburgh

The Erroll Garner display recently opened in the William Pitt Union | Staff Photographer

By Emma Maurice | Staff Writer

January 8, 2018

While the riverboats travelling up the Mississippi and Ohio rivers between 1916 and 1970 brought many people to Pittsburgh to work in the booming steel industry, it also brought a wave of musicians who created Pittsburgh’s lasting jazz scene. Jazz in Pittsburgh continues to flourish and sustain years of tr...

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