Pittsburgh celebrates Black History Month

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    In celebration of Black History Month, the City of Pittsburgh presents a month long exhibit in the lobby of the City-County Building titled “Pittsburgh Legacy of Leaders: Laying the Groundwork for our Future Leaders.”

    Throughout February, the free exhibit will showcase the accomplishments of four outstanding local African Americans:

    JAMES A. BROWN, Director of YMCA Lighthouse Project

    TAMASIA JOHNSON, Founding Director of The Pearl Club

    ALICHIA R. PARKER, President and Founder of A PAR Educational, LLC

    RYAN S. SCOTT, Co-Director of Black Male Leadership Development Institute, a program of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh and Robert Morris University

    Opening Reception was Feb. 4, City-County Building lobby.

    The reception featured remarks by Mayor William Peduto and other individuals involved with the City’s Black History Month celebration, refreshments and musical entertainment by Cross Currents.

    The exhibit, “Pittsburgh Legacy of Leaders: Laying the Groundwork for our Future Leaders,” will be on display February 4-27. The 2015 celebration of Black History Month is presented by Citiparks and is sponsored by BNY Mellon.

     


     

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