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VOICES: Why Words Matter

This episode explores how derogatory terms enter the lexicon, and why words matter.

The Nuremberg Trials: Witness to History

Now 96, Ed Pherdehirt was one of a handful of people to witness the landmark 1945 trial.

Keeping Hope Alive: Sally's Story

At age 78, Sally Hobert reflects on how she turned a tragedy into a source of hope.

VOICES: The Generational Wealth Gap

An absence of generational wealth among minority families often leads to obstacles.

Wilkinsburg Train Station: Back on Track

A beautiful, but neglected landmark has a new life again.

Urban Outlets

KRUNK is a hip-hop centric job training that teaches the art and craft of music production

Julia Parsons: World War II Codebreaker

Julia worked to break the Nazi code used to encrypt German U Boat messages traffic.

Comfort Food: Baking for the Flight 93 Families

Sometimes the most comforting thing we can offer is a cookie.

VOICES: Gentrification & Displacement

We look at gentrification and its impact on Pittsburgh's marginalized communities.

Love What You Do: Shy's Story

Blind and on the spectrum, Shailen “Shy” Abram is a self-taught pianist and vocalist.

A Dream Fulfilled

For over 40 years, Point Breeze veterinarian Dr. Larry Gerson has been caring for pets.

VOICES: Mental Health and the Black Community

Black Pittsburghers share their stories of mental health treatment and breaking barriers.

Windows to Heaven

Inside Saint Moses the Black Orthodox Church, beautiful icons are sacred works of art.

VOICES: A Childbirth Crisis

Decades of inequity in the healthcare system have led to a crisis in Black maternal health

Family Portrait

At the age of 84, Fred Kenderson reflects on his remarkable photography career.

VOICES: Can I Make a Difference?

Pittsburgh area youth talk about today’s social climate, racism, inequity, and more.

VOICES: Pittsburghers on Racism and Resilience

Pittsburghers of different backgrounds share their encounters with discrimination.


Explore Pittsburgh photographer Mikael Owunna's captivating portraits of the Black body.

Keep Pittsburgh Dope

This social media platform showcases the people of Pittsburgh through photography.

A Critical Connection

We look at difficulties teens have in discussing mental health issues with their parents.

About WQED Digital Docs

Created for digital viewing, this ongoing series of documentary shorts explores fascinating topics, people and places. History, human interest, social concerns, medical advances, sports and more. Diverse and memorable!

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