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Riverlife said goodbye to president and CEO Vivien Li

Riverlife news and events, April 2018   Photo by Maranie Staab A farewell to Vivien...

 

Critical Attention for Food Pantries Feeding Region-$1 Million fundraising goal set

CRITICAL ATTENTION FOR FOOD PANTRIES FEEDING REGION   $1 million fundraising goal for Critical Needs Alert giving event   ...

 

675 Billion Reasons to Participate in the 2020 Census

675 BILLION (675,000,000,000) REASONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2020 CENSUS   On March 29, 2018 the...

 

Pittsburgh Public Schools Participate in National School WalkOut District Administrators Support Students in Walkout Activities

  The courage and social consciousness of the student movement of Parkland, FL have provided an historic lesson for the whole...

 

Am I Hearing Correctly? Hearing Aids Are Not Covered by Insurance?

AM I HEARING CORRECTLY? HEARING AIDS ARE NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE?  ...

 

Western Pennsylvania-Based Dick’s Sporting Goods To End All Sales Of Assault-Style Rifles

  We at DICK’S Sporting Goods are deeply disturbed and saddened by the tragic events in Parkland. Our thoughts and prayers are...

 

“BLACK PANTHER:” Made in America

“ BLACK PANTHER:” Made in America “Although she feeds me bread of bitterness, And sinks into my...

 

New Oakland-based partnership focused on building Pittsburgh's Innovation Economy

New Oakland-based partnership focused on building Pittsburgh's Innovation Economy InnovatePGH will drive citywide growth in life...

 

2018 Oscar Nominations (FEATURE)

2018 Oscar Nominations by Kam Williams PUM Contributor    The Shape of Water Leads Race with Lucky 13...

 

MISTER ROGERS: IT’S YOU I LIKE Premieres March 2018 on PBS

    New Star-Studded One-Hour Special Is a Heartfelt Tribute to the  Beloved Children’s Television Series That Turns...

 

New report on African American Population Loss in East Liberty from 2007-2015

New report on African American Population Loss in East Liberty from 2007-2015...

 

SHAME, a response by The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments responds to an editorial published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

  The following is a public response to an editorial published January 15th in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, co-signed by The...

 

The Pursuit for Justice by Carmen Anderson

The Pursuit for Justice by Carmen Anderson, January 14, 2018      “A man dies when he refuses to...

 

Sisters of Mercy Condemn President Trump's Racist Remarks

Sisters of Mercy Condemn President Trump's Racist Remarks January 12, 2018 The Sisters of Mercy find it appalling that President Trump...

 

UPMC-Highmark Agreement-Senator Wayne Fontana's View

UPMC-Highmark Agreement Senator Wayne Fontana's News & Views Last week Governor Wolf announced an agreement between UPMC and...

 

Smith-Schuster named Polynesian Player of the Year

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced on Thursday that JuJu Smith-Schuster has been selected as the 2017 recipient of...

 

IF NOT YOU, THEN WHO WILL HELP FULFILL THE DREAM?

IF NOT YOU, THEN WHO WILL HELP FULFILL THE DREAM?   “…In many families, there is that one person...

 

Highmark Health named "Regional Corporation of the Year" by the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council

Highmark Health named "Regional Corporation of the Year" by the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council    ...

 

Despite the Rooney Rule and Diversity Officers, White Male Privilege Prevails

DESPITE THE ROONEY RULE AND DIVERSITY OFFICERS,  WHITE MALE PRIVILEGE PREVAILS   When you are...

 

12 Helpful Holiday Home Hacks

12 Helpful Holiday Home Hacks Home Advisor ‘Tis the season for decorating, entertaining and — if you’re like the...

 

How to Protect Your Home Deliveries

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR HOME DELIVERIES Tuesday, November 7, 2017  by  Rick Simpson  under  Cameras ,  Security , ...

 

Kiya Tomlin designs Yowie for Neighborhood Ford Store

KIYA TOMLIN PUTS STEELWORKER HERITAGE INTO NEIGHBORHOOD FORD STORE FAN ACCESSORY Hey, What’s a Yowie??   Fashion designer Kiya...

 

By Grant Oliphant -Helping Puerto Rico is not political - it's human decency

10/12/2017 By Grant Oliphant     Helping Puerto Rico is not political - it's human decency   Someone...

 

Chancellor's Message on the State Budget

Chancellor's Message on the State Budget Dear Pitt Community:  You may have noticed the recent news stories covering...

 

DOMESTIC TERRORISM: THOUGHTS, PRAYERS, AND ACTION

DOMESTIC TERRORISM: THOUGHTS, PRAYERS, AND ACTION “ You can pray until you faint, but unless you get up and try...

 

African American Patriots, by Jack L. Daniel PUM Contributor

AFRICAN AMERICAN PATRIOTS   “I’ m just a Negro soldier  Fighting for "democracy!' A...

 

Statement from Steelers President Art Rooney II

Statement from Steelers President Art Rooney II         Steelers President Art Rooney...

 

DACA AND THE “TRAIL OF TEARS” by Jack L. Daniel

DACA AND THE “TRAIL OF TEARS”   The most recent DACA decision is the latest example of W hite...

 

DACA: Protect Our Dreamers

    9/7/2017 By Grant Oliphant     DACA: Protect Our Dreamers The Administration’s...

 

Daryle Lamont Jenkins The “Charlottesville” Interview

Daryle Lamont Jenkins The “Charlottesville” Interview with Kam Williams PUM Contributor  ...

 

AMERICA’S SHAMEFUL REALITY SHOW: “POTUS 45” by Jack L. Daniel

AMERICA’S SHAMEFUL REALITY SHOW: “POTUS 45” Every day, sometimes several times a day, the world watches the reality...

 

Gil Robertson The “Book of Black Heroes” Interview

Gil's Goodwill!   Gil Robertson The “Book of Black Heroes” Interview with Kam Williams PUM...

 

We need bipartisan leadership to solve our revenue impasse By state Rep. Jake Wheatley

  We need bipartisan leadership to solve our revenue impasse By state Rep. Jake Wheatley As a seven-term member of...

 

America, Russia, and Modern Regime Change

AMERICA, RUSSIA, AND MODERN REGIME CHANGE   America is one of the world’s leaders when it comes to interfering with other...

 

QueerPGH Storytime: 5 Books that Challenge Gender Stereotypes

QueerPGH Storytime: 5 Books that Challenge Gender Stereotypes July 10, 2017  by  Rachel Lange   Gather...

 

Smell PGH App Helps Pittsburghers Report Foul Odors

SMELL SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING Smell PGH App Helps Pittsburghers Report Foul Odors By  Byron Spice Researchers at...

 

Blackhead Signpost Road: And Other Signs of Sincere Ignorance and Conscientious Stupidity

BLACKHEAD SIGNPOST ROAD: And Other Signs of Sincere Ignorance and Conscientious Stupidity    ...

 

Closing the Opportunity Gap

CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY GAP   Many parents recently enjoyed their children’s achievement of educational...

 

Finding Purpose Through Broken Pieces

Blog: THE Point     5/17/2017 By Rev. Tim Smith   Finding Purpose Through Broken Pieces In...

 

PUM One on One: Dee Hunter The “Voting Rights Project” Interview

The Voting Rights Project Launch  Roswell, GA — Saturday, May 27   Dee Hunter The...

 

The Black Homicide-Prison-Drug Conspiracy

THE BLACK HOMICIDE-PRISON-DRUG CONSPIRACY   In their 1968 book, Black Rage , psychiatrists William Grier and Price...

 

Pittsburgh Foundation-Flurry of Late-year Fundraising Fuels Strong 2016 Finish

FLURRY OF LATE-YEAR FUNDRAISING FUELS STRONG 2016 FINISH $ 43 million total for grantmaking is 22 percent more than for 2015   A...

 

#UcanB Provides STEM Career Education

  #UcanB Provides STEM Career Education Published on  April 18, 2017...

 

Working Women by Julia Fraser

Working Women   by  Julia Fraser  - April 17, 2017 Their numbers rise but wages lag D eana Keenan’s...

 

CFOs Recognize the Value of Diversity and Inclusion

CFOs Recognize the Value of Diversity and Inclusion By Margey O’Brien, Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Market...

 

Arts Greenhouse Shares Power of Art, Music with Local Youth

  ARTS GREENHOUSE SHARES POWER OF ART, MUSIC WITH LOCAL YOUTH By  Pam Wigley   Arts Greenhouse participant Destiny...

 
 

WHITES DYING YOUNGER: A Sign of the White Middle Class Implosion

WHITES DYING YOUNGER: A Sign of the White Middle Class Implosion   “…We cling to the...

 

AUNT JEMIMA: A Stain on Black Women’s History, by Jack L. Daniel

AUNT JEMIMA:   A Stain on Black Women’s History   “My skin is black My arms are long My...

 
 
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