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YouthBuild Program Will Pay You to get Your GED – Sign Up Today!!!

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 *

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Prima Luxe 412 Launch Party on Sept 6 at 10PM

The Prima Luxe 412 launch will be held at the Andy Warhol Museum located at 117 Sandusky St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212 on September 6, 2014 from 10pm- 1am. WAMO 100′s Dj Cue will provide music and comedian J Russ will … Continue reading

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Giant Eagle – View Weekly Sale!

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Soul Pitt Letter to the Editor

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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PLS Introduces Our NEW Party Limo Bus for Wedding, Corporate Outings, Reunions & More!

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

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That’s Sharp Boutique – For Men and Women (All Sizes) | 412.404.7565 ] Veda Weathers, Owner

That’s Sharp Boutique 5165 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA. 15224 | 412.404.7565

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Meet the Nurses Week Nominees!

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

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Rivers Casino – FREE Summer Concerts NOW – Labor Day

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Soul Pitt’s CEO Donna Baxter featured in TribLive story about women business owners in our region

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

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Why Save the August Wilson Center (Bonita’s poetic spin on her Letter to the PG editor)

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

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New Year New Mayor for the City of Pittsburgh by Diane I. Daniels

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

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Pittsburgh NAACP Meets with Rivers Casino Executives

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

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Thank you N-Motion, Connie Parker, Dr. Johnson & Craig Dawson!!!!!

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

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Rest in Peace Elnora Agnes Fortson

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

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Looking for Volunteers Age 50+ to Participate in LIFT Research Study

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

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SPX Internet Radio Show with Donna Baxter & Terina Hicks – Week of June 5, 2013

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

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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

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SPQ Exclusive Interview: Curtis Martin, Taking the High Road to the Hall by Malik Vincent

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

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Building Bridges for Business Launches New Season of Coffee With…™

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

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Soul Pitt Media Congratulates Charlie Batch for Winning the 2013 Byron ‘Whizzer’ White award!

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

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[SPQ Article] Spotlight on Charlie Batch by Malik Vincent

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

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Soul Pitt Spiritual Coordinator Terina J. Hicks attended the Friends of the Family Day Event

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

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Soul Pitt, Yep…There’s an App for That!

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

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CUBM’s Christian Leadership Certificate Program Starts in September

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

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Sabrina Clark Looking Soulfully Swag in her Soul Pitt Scarf

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

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Getting Down to Business with Jenyce M. Woodruff – Property Assessments

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

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How do we end Black on Black Crime?

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

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