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Spotlight on First Lady Melinda McCoy of Christ Temple Ministries | By Evangelist Terina J. Hicks

I love the fact that Pastor’s wives are all so different, but their goal and purpose is the same. That is to serve not only as a prayer covering for their husbands as they go forth in ministry as the … Continue reading

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Young, Gifted, and Great Credit! | By Sheila Beasley

At a time when young people are distracted by social media, relationships or stressors which can impede productivity, Eugene Mosby and Amber Slaughter have established a business which serves to create positive change through credit restoration and financial planning. Community … Continue reading

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Painting with a Twist in Monroeville, PA | Soul Pitt Business Spotlight

by Kennedy McCoy A painting sets a mood. It projects into the onlooker’s mind through the lens of personal interpretation. Some may feel inspired, while others could be discouraged. A handful could be confused or contemplative. The possibilities are endless … Continue reading

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Yung Old Headz | Pittsburgh Music Spotlight

By Ron Fisher Pittsburgh based hip-hop group, the Yung Old Headz, is quietly putting on for the Steel City. The group’s lead member, TNT, has been in the game since the early 1980s and hasn’t looked back since. A few … Continue reading

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Elected Officials Aim To Work With Community For Change

By Diane I. Daniels The results are in and the report is completed. Now what? Recently close to 100 people were on hand during the Pittsburgh Black Elected Officials Coalition Peace and Justice Initiative Policy Report Release Event awaiting results … Continue reading

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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 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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