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Community leaders discuss race, justice at panel

Community leaders discuss race, justice at panel

By Lauren Bruckstein, For The Pitt News

June 19, 2019

Pittsburgh has been the center of a considerable amount of discussion about race and justice since an East Pittsburgh police officer shot and killed black teen Antwon Rose on this day last year.

TEDxPittsburghWomen leaves audience with definition of “showing up”

TEDxPittsburghWomen leaves audience with definition of “showing up”

By Dylan Giacobbe, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

In an event hosted by TEDxPittsburghWomen, eight notable women in the Pittsburgh community spoke individually about what "showing up" - the event's them - meant to them.

Pittsburgh Women’s March focuses on elections

Pittsburgh Women’s March focuses on elections

By Madison Hook | Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

Chants of “All love, no hate! That’s what makes America great,” projected through the streets of downtown Pittsburgh Sunday as citizens joined together to take part in the second annual Women’s March. For some, the day was about walking for someone else. Gerard H. Weiss, 73, of Washington...

Pitt Progressives host state House candidate Summer Lee

Pitt Progressives host state House candidate Summer Lee

By Madeline Gavatorta | Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

When asked what was distinct about her campaign, Summer Lee said she isn’t running on anything that isn’t “basic human stuff.” “I don’t see that I’m not running on anything that isn’t common sense,” Lee said. Lee is a Democratic candidate for District 34 in the Pennsylvania House of Represen...

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