Diversity Digest

Diversity Digest, Aug. 4, 2017

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Harambee Black Arts Festival in Homewood all weekend in August! The festival kicks off Friday, August 4th with the annual Soul Stepping Parade at 6 p.m. On the day of the parade and all day on Saturday, August 5th and Sunday, August 6th, you’ll find the streets of Homewood packed with a variety of food and retail vendors, live music and dance performances, and information tables.

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Diversity Digest, July 14, 2017

From the writer of HAMILTON, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s IN THE HEIGHTS introduces audiences to a vibrant neighborhood on the brink of change, where the prospect of a winning lottery ticket hangs in the air…potentially transforming the lives of the people and community forever.

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Diversity Digest, June 23, 2017

It’s Pittsburgh Festival Opera time! A Gathering of Sons is a gospel/jazz opera with a storyline of love and redemption as we journey with a young black man, a white police officer, newborn child’s parents and some spirits in dealing with our biases and healing after tragedy.

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Diversity Digest, June 2, 2017

The 2017 Provost’s Diversity Institute for Faculty Development was created to offer University of Pittsburgh faculty the opportunity to increase awareness about diversity and develop the skills needed to teach in a diverse, multicultural environment. At the Institute, Prof. Ralph Bangs, University Center for International Studies, presented a session entitled Teaching Race to College Students – 2017 Black/White Update.

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