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Johnstown Spotlight: Prisoners Of Iron | BY RON FISHER

       Sometimes it just takes a little push from someone else to get you in the direction that you need to go. That’s a belief that Johnstown native Greg Nash believes to be true. Nash’s fitness brand “Prisoners of Iron” (POI) has recently … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER RETIREMENT — Brenda Tate Employment to Entrepreneurship | By Renee P. Aldrich

    Brenda Tate is a lifelong resident of the Hill District and a 40-year veteran of Pittsburgh law enforcement where she served in various capacities. These include, from foot patrol to the protection of three visiting Presidents and in 1998 she … Continue reading

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How to find out if Your Ancestors Rocked the Vote | By Alonna J. Carter

African-Americans and other minorities have long been key constituents in election years. Our population, though small yet growing, has the power to literally change the direction and outcome of a potential victory—if we actually get out and vote. It is … Continue reading

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Adaptive Behavioral Services, Inc. (ABS), Kevin Jordan, CEO | by Dessie Bey

     Exposed to entrepreneurship by his family, Kevin Jordan’s desire to own his business was inevitable. Internships at Duquesne University exposed him to Corporate America, he then realized he wanted to be the boss. “I had to learn the mechanics of running a … Continue reading

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The Rug Lab: Cleaning Carpets More Than Just a Job | By Renee P. Aldrich

Among other things, Chris Floyd, owner of The Rug Lab, a local commercial carpet cleaning company, has held a variety of different jobs in his past. He’s been everything from a dishwasher to a sergeant in the Marine Corp, to … Continue reading

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Cooking with Olga George | White Dumpling, Curry Baby Shrimp and Cassi

While on a visit to California for my nephew’s high school graduation, my niece Nikki wanted a taste of some West Indian food that she didn’t have to cook.  Of course, being the nice auntie I am, I indulged her … Continue reading

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The I Am Movement | By Bonita L. Penn

What is unique about I Am Campaign Tees? Darrin Ward: Originally, it was an idea God gave to me. I was so blessed and inspired that I began to share with other people. This was the birthing of the movement. … Continue reading

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2016 SPQ Summer Love Issue | #soulpitt #pushlove

Soul Pitt will be out in the streets this week pushin’ LOVE! Our Summer 2016 issue proudly Celebrates LOVE in a world that seems full of hate. We’ve got couples in love, events you’ll love and a lot more to … Continue reading

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Soul Pitt Quarterly Magazine WINS 2016 Vann Award | Congrats to Soul Pitt Quarterly Writer Ron Fisher!

Soul Pitt Media staff would like to congratulate Ron Fisher on his 1st Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Vann award tonight for his Johnstown Spotlight Series featured in Soul Pitt Quarterly!!! Awesome job Ron, we love you!

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SPQ’s Spring Edition Has Sprung!

Soul Pitt Quarterly’s Special 25th issue for Spring packed with 112 pages of awesome advertisers and soulful stories is here! With God’s Grace, the love of the community and amazing support from corporate and small business advertisers, we will continue … Continue reading

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