Archive for January, 2018

Pittsburgh Black Media Federation Condemns Post-Gazette Editorial on Racism

January 17, 2018

PITTSBURGH (Jan. 17, 2018) — A favorite quote used by civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.: “The moral arc of the universe is long and bends toward justice.” On Monday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an editorial, “Reason as Racism: An Immigration Debate Gets Derailed,” that shamelessly bent the universe toward injustice. The editorial supported more »

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Men of Diaspora Photo Exhibition

January 16, 2018

The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation is proud to sponsor the photography exhibition “Men of the African Diaspora.” The exhibition runs Feb. 2 – 24 at the Boom Concepts Gallery, 5139 Penn Ave., Pgh. 15224, Garfield. “Men of the African Diaspora” is an exhibition that seeks to disrupt stereotypes of Black men across the African diaspora. These images, from Cuba, more »

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2018 Robert L. Vann Awards Call for Entries

January 8, 2018

The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation is calling for entries for its 30th annual Robert L. Vann Media Awards. In this milestone year, the Vann contest will continue its professional competition and its college student competition, recognizing the best of journalism produced in and coverage about African American and African diaspora individuals, issues, and communities in more »

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