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STOP THE VIOLENCE

October 22, 2012

In response to a recent rash of gun violence around the city of Pittsburgh, community leaders organized a Stop the Violence walk. Letitia Walker said violence like the shooting at a youth football game in East Liberty inspired her to organize the walk. “I’m tired of burying my friends. Now I have to watch one […]

WHAT A SHAME! WHAT A WASTE!

May 17, 2012

I grew up in what is known as The Hill District.  It is a neighborhood in the city of Pittsburgh, Pa. made up of predominately African-Americans.  In its’ heyday “The Hill” produced some famous musicians, singers and authors.  I was raised in a single parent home where my mother worked two jobs ( a nurse at a […]