Pittsburgh 360: August Wilson Center, Struggle in Selma & Playing It Forward
We focus on the contributions of African Americans to our history and our future. Find out what people in the region are doing to celebrate the work of playwright August Wilson, then learn more about those who marched for their right to vote. We’ll meet a man who crossed racial lines in sports in 1950 and how he’s making a difference in Pittsburgh today before getting a look at an exhibit at the City-County Building aimed at honoring those who are paving the way for future generations.
Pittsburgh 360: August Wilson Center, Struggle in Selma & Playing It Forward aired on Feb 26, 2015.
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Original airdate: May 26, 2011
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