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Happy Birthday August Wilson Block Party, April 29 — celebrating a year restoring the August Wilson House and planning for the year ahead
In its second year, the August Wilson Birthday Block Party promises to become a tradition, uniting Pittsburghers and visitors in a happy event in honor of the great playwright. On Sat., April 29, Noon-5 pm, the party will take over … Continue reading
Date: 1/4/17 Contact: Patrick Shattuck, Council Pres. or Donn Henderson, Borough Mgr. 412-244-2969 Borough Statement on Demolitions and Blight 1/3/17 Last week, multiple news channels have chosen to focus on recent emergency demolition projects in Wilkinsburg. While dealing with blight … Continue reading
Ardmore Boulevard in Wilkinsburg will be getting a facelift in 2017 thanks to a recently awarded grant. On Tuesday, December 6th, Governor Wolf announced investments to support statewide economic development and infrastructure efforts and job creation through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, … Continue reading
Visit WilkStation.org to contribute to this landmark community project today We kicked off the Wilkinsburg Train Station Restoration Project earlier this month, and are excited to announce we are well on our way to reaching our $3 million goal! To … Continue reading
Higher Achievement is looking for 4th and 5th grade students for our year-round academic enrichment program
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Constance Parker, President Pittsburgh Chapter NAACP was recently selected as one of the community leaders nationwide to take part in a teleconference call with President Barack Obama to help galvanize support for Merrick Garland’s nomination for Supreme Court Justice. A … Continue reading
Congrats to Gail! One of our winners of the two Madea tickets and Panera Bread gift card! Remember, you must be a Soul Pitt Soul Blast email subscriber to be entered into our contests.
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St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in McKeesport is celebrating its 150th anniversary with the theme “A Faithful Past, A Hopeful Future, The Journey Continues…” Part of that journey involves the introduction of the Anna Middleton-Waite Learning Center with an … Continue reading
PITTSBURGH – After three successful woodstove collections, the Allegheny County Health Department is again offering County residents a chance to dispose of old woodstoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet current national emission standards in return for cash … Continue reading
Fat Tuesday is the traditional name for the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It is more commonly known as Mardi Gras, which is simply Fat Tuesday in French. Fat Tuesday marks the day with feasting before … Continue reading
By Bonita L. Penn The City of Pittsburgh is experiencing another major economic Renaissance of rebirth and renewal. The City falls in line with many U.S. urban communities in gentrification and revitalization, such as Washington D.C., Brooklyn and Harlem. It … Continue reading
Soul Pitt’s own Craig Dawson, VP of Sales & Marketing, ran into this sweet pint size baker extraordinaire during the Rosemary Crawford for Judge Campaign launch party last week. Ten-year-old Leah Baker Fowler, owner of Cupcakes Most Wanted, was quick … Continue reading
by C. Denise Johnson When I first heard about this enterprising ten year-old I thought, “How adorable!” More often than not, tweens and teens want to do for themselves as soon as possible. Their quest for independence sometime involves earning … Continue reading
By Sheila Beasley If you want to find everything from Doo Wop and R&B autographed pictures to memorabilia, Johnny Angel’s Ginchy Stuff, has it all! Ginchy Stuff is located at 3623 California Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15212. Johnny Angel is a … Continue reading
By Ron Fisher In light of the recent tragedies and marches engulfing the Country, I wanted to take a moment to speak on the inequality and injustice that you can find in any neighborhood. This article isn’t my typical piece, … Continue reading
By Dessie Bey “Sankofa is how I show homage to the ancestors; Sankofa is how I take responsibility in strengthening the community; I have learned to take the spirit of Sankofa in all that I do.” — Nazura Asaseyeduru A … Continue reading
By Shelia Beasley Stephanie Moye, proprietor of Moyé Hair Etc., has expanded her recognized hair salon services to fashion wear with the new BLINGWEAR designs. With her new fashion house, Smoyé, she has created a line of clothes that are … Continue reading
Donna Baxter, CEO/Tech Diva of Soul Pitt will be featured on a future episode of Hustle and Heart TV with Darieth Chisolm. So make sure you sign up to know when new video podcast shows are released at www.hustleandhearttv.com so … Continue reading
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s selection process continues towards its final stages. The 46-person committee will gather for the annual selection meeting held the day before Super Bowl XLIX to discuss and debate the merits of the 18 finalists … Continue reading
Speaking Icons Dr. George C. Fraser and Les Brown Collaborate for the First Time in New Book with 31 Inspiring Leaders
Mission Unstoppable: Extraordinary Stories of Failure’s Blessings is a collaboration of stories that depicts the struggles of 31 inspiring leaders and the challenges they faced while traversing their personal and professional road to success. Mission Unstoppable: Extraordinary Stories of Failure’s … Continue reading
Had a great time on Pittsburgh Sportsline! Thanks for having me on the show Allen Levine and Jim Frazier.
Soul Pitt CEO, Donna Baxter, pictured with Jim Frazier, Al Levine, Zach Brenner and other crew member from Pittsburgh Sportsline show taped at Atria’s at PNC Park. Donna Baxter being interviewed by Al Levine about Soul Pitt Quarterly Magazine.
Rent our NEW super plus Party Limo Bus for a variety of occasions to make your day or night outing more special! Call Today to Book our NEW PARTY LIMO BUS! 412.331.2524 or 1.800.292.2525 Ask for DELL, Party Limo Bus … Continue reading
“We at Soul Pitt Media appreciate Tom Wolf supporting a small minority owned Pennsylvania business by advertising his campaign with us, which in turn supports and keeps our publication free to the community we serve. We look forward to the … Continue reading
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YouthBuild is Looking For 50 Adults Ages 18 – 24 Who Need Their GED Contact Linda L. Giles – Job Developer Asst. 412.665.5222 * First priority to Veterans *
Big thanks to all the individuals that take the time to write us to express their gratitude for what we do, and of course to the staff at Soul Pitt that made it happen. Comments like these make it all … Continue reading
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Mary Fran Reidell Barbara Johnson says, “My colleague Mary Fran makes a great nurse because she is so honest, genuine and caring. She is an amazing listener and looks at any health concern from a holistic perspective. When she has … Continue reading
Thanks to TribLive, writer Chris Fleisher and photographer Guy Wathen for a great article on women business owners — Read it here: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/5947873-74/women-business-businesses#axzz2zih1CiVP
Regarding the August Wilson Center for African American Culture (“The Rise and Fall of the August Wilson Center: How Did Grandiose Dreams for an African-American Cultural Center Fail So Quickly?” Feb. 9): It’s not about the building’s shape being that … Continue reading
It is official; the 60th Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh is in place. Monday, January 6, 2014 Mayor William (Bill) Peduto was sworn in by Judge Justin Johnson on one of the coldest days in the city’s history. Using … Continue reading
The Pittsburgh Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) met with Rivers Casino and Rush Street Gaming executives on August 30, 2013 at Rivers Casino. During our meeting, both parties agreed how vital it … Continue reading
N-Motion did an awesome job with their South Beach event on Saturday July 27, 2013 and I want to thank them for recognizing me at their event. It was an honor to be acknowledged for my community efforts along with … Continue reading
Soul Pitt sends condolences to Walt Fortson and family for their loss. Elnora was such a beautiful person. She always had a smile on her face and kept a poem in her heart. We’ve enjoyed listening to her recite her … Continue reading
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University are looking for volunteers to participate in LIFT, a research study designed to see how people’s views of their past, present, and future well-being change over time and if this … Continue reading
Donna and Terina are in the studio with their little guest NaTerra. They talk about things going on in the community this week. From healthy events this weekend and the upcoming Great Race to one local pastor’s elevation to Bishop … Continue reading
Small Seeds Development’s Mother to Son (ROP) Penn State trip – “Who said single parent boys can’t excel?”
Overnight Field Trip to the Pennsylvania State University April 27- 28, 2013 Behind every statistic is a story and when it comes to young, African American boys, the numbers are staggering and the reality is sobering. Black boys across the … Continue reading
By Malik Vincent for SPQ Measuring the glitz, glamour, or glory of a successful NFL career against its rigors or pain could be one of the hardest things that a highly-touted pro prospect may have to do coming out of … Continue reading
Building Bridges for Business, the region’s leading organization dedicated to empowering and educating small business leaders, launched the second season of its new media broadcast program, Coffee With…™, and announced a new host, local technology executive, Christopher R. Evans. Click … Continue reading
The professional football players of America established the award and named it after Supreme Court Justice Byron Raymond “Whizzer” White because of his role as a humanitarian and public servant. The NFLPA annually presents the honor. All finalists will receive … Continue reading
Over the past few of his 15-year career in the NFL, you might see Charlie Batch with a headset in street clothes on the Steelers sideline imparting his pearls of wisdom among their franchise quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, during a game. … Continue reading
This past weekend I visited Emmanuel Episcopal Church for their “Friends of the Family” day to hear Voices For Christ in concert. For two hours they did their thang under the anointing and power of the Holy Spirit. This AWESOME … Continue reading
DOWNLOAD THE FREE SOUL PITT APP! TheSoulPitt.com’s free mobile android app that gives you the latest arts & entertainment updates for Pittsburgh and Western PA’s minority community. Keep up with Soulful events going on in this region via your mobile … Continue reading
Classes will be held from 6-8:30pm at the Center for Urban Biblical Ministry at 7418 Penn Avenue in Point Breeze beginning Monday evenings in September thru November 2012 and again in February thru April 2013. Your Christian Leadership Certificate Program … Continue reading
Only Soul Pitt’s Fashion Editor Sabrina Clark could come up with something like this. She’s rockin’ a Soul Pitt scarf that she made and added a wooden Africa pendant to set it off. Doesn’t she look soulful? What do you … Continue reading
In 2007, Allegheny County taxpayers challenged the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s base rate property valuation system in Clifton v. Allegheny County, 969 A.2d 1197 (Pa. 2009). In turn, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered Allegheny County to reassess all properties for the … Continue reading
by Sharif Rasheed (www.bethe1change.com) There was a time in history when education, success, progress and change inspired black Americans as a whole. When individuals loved to read and challenge the status quo. When these same individuals would learn history in … Continue reading