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Between the world and E. Maxine Bruhns: Lessons from a life of advocacy

E. Maxine Bruhns served as the Nationality Rooms director for 54 years before retiring in January.

By Benjamin Nigrosh, News Editor

August 4, 2020

Despite Bruhns’ passing earlier this month at the age of 96, she continues to enrich the Pittsburgh community with the work she completed during her 54-year tenure as the director of Pitt’s Nationality Rooms.

Professor lectures about black Pittsburgh

Larry Glasco, an associate professor at Pitt’s department of history, gave a lecture called “The Best of Times: Black Pittsburgh During WWII” Wednesday night in Hillman Library. (Photo by Chiara Rigaud | Staff Photographer)

By Katie Gingerich | For The Pitt News

February 22, 2018

Larry Glasco — a Pitt history professor who mainly teaches about race, caste and the African-American experience in Pittsburgh — said he rarely gets to speak on topics that go beyond “uninterrupted discrimination and oppression.” But during a lecture Wednesday afternoon, he had the chance to f...

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