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Pitt alum tackles racism as NAACP director

Kellie Ware-Seabron, the newly appointed executive director of NAACP Pittsburgh, aims to tackle the effects of gentrification in Pittsburgh.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Kellie Ware-Seabron was 31 years old and a mother to two young children when she started law school at Northeastern University in 2015. She wasn’t looking for a large paycheck — but a way to protect her son.

Pitt alum hired to lead Pittsburgh NAACP

Pitt alum hired to lead Pittsburgh NAACP

By Jon Moss, News Editor

February 6, 2020

Pitt alumna Kellie Ware-Seabron will lead the Pittsburgh branch of the NAACP as its new executive director, the organization announced in a Thursday press release.

NAACP speaker discusses overlapping injustices

Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, advocates for reducing harmful emissions and advancing energy efficiency and clean energy at the Environmental Justice is Racial Justice is Gender Justice event hosted by Unkind Institute in the Frick Fine Arts Building. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

Environmental injustice can affect anyone, whether they are an African-American with asthma living in the South Side of Chicago or a low-income white family living near a toxic waste plant. But according to Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, some ...

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