J. Malls explores the little-known work of artist and Pittsburgh native Mozelle Thompson.
How August Wilson and Teenie Harris brought young people and the everyday working man together with the great artists of the day.
Erika Beras examines how discriminatory loan practices acted as a roadblock to car ownership in Pittsburgh's black neighborhoods.
Ra Washington revisits the significance of the Cadillac in his own life, while considering the importance of the car in the black community at large.
Teenie Harris’s love of cars was visible in many of his photographs. In this video, his children remember their father's connection to the automobile.
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.