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‘Men of Impact’ examines role of fathers

According to a report released by the White House on June 15, low-income men from communities of color are significantly more likely to be nonresident fathers. The report on “Promoting Responsible Fatherhood,” also indicated that more than half of African-American children grow up in homes without their fathers present.

Mirroring the

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New police face at-risk Black youth at symposium

On June 7, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police graduated its most recent recruiting class. Among the class of 25, there was not one African-American graduate.

With a police force that is becoming increasingly less diverse, due to the lack of African-Americans in recent recruiting classes, many worry today’s officers are not equipped to e

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Point Park launches Urban Accounting Initiative

According to a study by Howard University School of Business’ Center for Accounting Education, only four percent of all accounting graduates hired by accounting firms between 2007 and 2008 were African-Americans.

In an effort to increase the number of African-Americans in the accounting and finance fields, Point Park University recently

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Beaver Falls police chief emphasizes values

by Josh Brown

Beaver Falls Police Chief Charles Jones says the challenge of balancing the responsibilities of being Chief of Police and a Christian lay minister, “once people recognize that you’re a Christian, let alone a lay minister, they want to challenge your authority and position. As the saying goes, they take your kindness as a we

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City’s Equal Opportunity report raises questions

Even as Pittsburgh Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle and other Black community leaders like Rashad Byrdsong and Carl Redwood Jr. are working to increase contracting and employment opportunities for African-Americans, discrepancies in the Equal Opportunity Review Commission’s 2011 report appears to show, “The city and its authorities exceeded the e

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