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  1. The Sept. 30 Wiz Khalifa concert in Pittsburgh was LIT! See all the pics here…

    Wiz Khalifa, WAMO 100’s Portia Foxx, the Burgh Boyz (Photo by Xavier A. Thomas) (The Courier Nightlife Photo by Xavier A. Thomas, Sept. 30, 2017) (The Courier Nightlife Photo by Merecedes J. Howze, Sept. 30, 2017) (The Courier Nightlife Photo by Xavier A. Thomas, Sept. 30, 2017) (The Courier Nightlife Photo…
  2. Home Sweet Home—From then, to now, Wiz Khalifa, Pittsburgh Megastar (Recap of Sept. 30 performance)

    TO SEE ALL THE PICS FROM THE CONCERT, CLICK THE LINK BELOW! https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2017/10/06/test-3/ It was a hometown party. Thousands were invited, thousands showed up. Wiz Khalifa, Pittsburgh’s native son, came home to perform for his closest fans,  Sept. 30 at the Thrival Music Festival in Swissvale. Saturday, Sept. 30 was the date. Pittsburgh native Wiz [&…
  3. New wave of protest leaders emerged after Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Young people thrust into activism by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson are leading a new wave of civil disobedience in St. Louis, mentored by a civil rights movement veteran and driven by the belief that change won’t happen until the entire region is confronted with the uncomfortable [&#…
  4. Judge orders release of congressman sentenced for bribery

       In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, file photo, former Louisiana congressman William Jefferson, left, stands outside the Albert V. Bryan Courthouse with his wife, Andrea after being convicted on 11 of 16 counts in Alexandria, Va. A federal judge has ordered that Jefferson, sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking bribes, be released […
  5. Allegheny County MWDBE Department touts new small business opportunities

    Twenty-five years ago when the new Pittsburgh International Airport opened it was considered a leading-edge facility. It has received numerous awards and accolades for its efficient and creative ways it assists travelers and it’s recognized as a travelers’ choice favorite for shopping. Just recently it was named the 2017 Airport of the Year by Air [&#…
  6. Racist extremism remains a crisis in the United States

    (TriceEdneyWire.com) —Now, therefore, be it resolved that Congress rejects White nationalism, White supremacy, and neo-Nazism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States urges the President and his administration to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and White supremacy; […
  7. Lance Gross Sits Down With Michael B. Jordan For Debut Of Macro’s ‘I Turn My Camera On’

    Lance Gross invited viewers into his photo studio for the debut of “I Turn My Camera On,” a 10-part series produced by Macro Digital Stu…
  8. Lifestyles Report …Keep it on the low, O.J.

    On a quiet night around midnight Oct. 1, O.J. Simpson was released from the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada after doing nine years for stealing his own items from a sports memorabilia dealer in Las Vegas. You may think the items he was trying to get back were football trophies; they were not. These…
  9. TRIED IT: Once You Try This ‘Super Balm’ You Will Never Go Back To A Regular Daily Cleanser

    This balm is perfect as the temperatures get cooler and for year…
  10. SBA’s Lender Match Helps You Find Lenders

    The U.S. Small Business Administration has launched Lender Match, an online referral tool connecting small business borrowers with participating SBA lenders. An upgrade to LINC (Leveraging Information and Networks to access Capital), Lender Match brings together entrepreneurs and SBA lenders to help increase access to capital. It is an advancement from LINC in its function,…
  11. Jennifer Lopez cancels Las Vegas performances after shooting

      LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Jennifer Lopez is canceling her Las Vegas performances this week out of respect to the victims of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. The entertainer on Tuesday announced the postponement of her “Jennifer Lopez: All I Have” appearances. Performances set for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday will be rescheduled, and…
  12. Nina Simone, Radiohead and Moody Blues are Rock Hall nominees

    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Nina Simone, British rockers Radiohead,  and The Moody Blues are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The jazzy, soulful Simone was a leader in pushing for civil rights and influenced the likes of Alicia Keys and Aretha [&…
  13. Are White shooters called ‘lone wolves,’ by default?

    When Stephen Craig Paddock – a White American – was identified as the gunman who rained bullets on multitudes at a Las Vegas concert, he was quickly characterized as a “lone wolf.” Had he been of another race or ethnicity, would he have been branded a terrorist instead, or would aspersions have been cast on [&#…
  14. DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU HEAR: Imani Christian Academy coaches, parents say allegations against team were ‘misrepres

    Sheldon Williams recently wrote the song, “Born Guilty” by Frisson. Both Pittsburghers, the song, just released via YouTube on Oct. 1, drives home a message of how one would feel if they were pulled over by police, “just because.” Then, when one’s kids ask why, one would respond: “This is how it is.” This is […]…
  15. There will be no Black female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies

    Ursula Burns, the first Black woman to run a Fortune 500 company, will step down as CEO of Xerox when the company splits in two later this year. Once the move is complete, Burns will become the chairman of the printer, copier, and document technology company created from the split. This will subsequently mark a disturbing …