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NAACP Regional Convention Announced For April In Pittsburgh

CONNIE PARKER

 

NAACP Pittsburgh Unit President Connie Parker told the New Pittsburgh Courier today that the National Convention for Region II will be held in Pittsburgh at the Westin Convention Center Hotel April 25-27.

Were going to have quite a few things going on across the city, and its coming right before our annual Human Rights Dinner May

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Report: PreK can be crime deterrent

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MAURITA BRYANT
Assistant Pittsburgh Police Chief

 

While education experts continue to debate the long-term impact of early childhood education in schools, more than 5000 law enforcement leaders from around the country recently endorsed a report claiming early childhood education is key to reducing crime.
The report released by the

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Parker moves on NAACP, PAT vacancies

CONNIE PARKER, center, with Rich Fitzgerald, left: and Bill Paduto, right.

 


NAACP Pittsburgh Unit President Connie Parker is wasting no time putting as much fresh blood as she can in committee chairs.
“If we had the same people as before, we’d get the same kind of results,” she said. “We can’t just move the deck chairs around. We need to be more acti

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

9 of 11 homicides Black lives

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February ended with a total of five homicides in Allegheny County, bringing this year’s total to 11. That is less than the total at this time last year. But while there were only five, four of them were in the Black community, and what’s more devastating is that all four were under the age of 33. Our young people are now part of a dyi

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh