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Pgh NAACP drives voter registration

There is a lot at stake for the future of the United States of America and the 2012 presidential election is a very important one. Recent polls are projecting that this will be a close race and every vote will count. One’s vote is their voice. In an effort to make sure that every voice is heard, the Pittsburgh branch, along with the state a

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Courier business reporter nabs Keystone State Press Award

Diane I. Daniels feels it’s her mission to report the stories of the unsung heroes in the African-American community—particularly those who are contributing to the fledgling economy through their small businesses.

“I love being able to tell people’s stories in the Black community,” said Daniels, who serves as the New Pittsburgh Courier N

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Supporters hold fundraiser for ‘wrongfully jailed’ man

In December of 1996, after being chained to a table for several hours, with no attorney or family present, Da’Ron Cox confessed to shooting Brian Roberts on Fleury Way in Homewood days earlier.

“I shot him in the chest five times,” the confession reads.

STILL INCARCERATED—Da’Ron Cox, shown here in a 2002 photo with from left,
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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Storm surrounds Smith cuts... NAACP to take it to state

We love fairy tale endings in sports. You can go from rags to riches. Nice guys can finish first. But sometimes the plot takes a more complicated twist.

Gateway High School head football coach and athletic director Coach Terry Smith, who was honored in September 2010 by the New Pittsburgh Courier as one of the 50 Men of Excellence

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh