How the automobile became a symbol of middle-class freedom in the African American community, while also foreshadowing a troubled future.
How discrimination led to the founding of Owl Cab in Pittsburgh's historic Hill District neighborhood.
Tameka Cage Conley on motherhood, the death of Michael Brown, and the fear when parenting a black child in America.
Poet Yona Harvey reflects on photographer Teenie Harris and the civil rights movement in Pittsburgh.
There’s a spirit of resilience that runs through the streets of the Hill District. A hardness that outsiders shy away from but residents embrace.
The story of how the Fifth Avenue School Lofts came to exist is a complicated one that I will attempt to simplify. It is also contentious.
Iconic Pittsburgh Courier photographer Charles “Teenie” Harris rescued the broken oral tradition of our African ancestors.
When I agreed to write this essay, I knew it had to center around a conversation with Alma Speed Fox.
A look back at Charles "Teenie" Harris's iconic photograph of a Halloween party at Bedford Dwellings on October 31, 1941.
One of the greatest baseball clubs of all time began as a group of neighborhoods kids in Pittsburgh playing ball on the sandlots of the Hill District.