WQED Specials

A Beacon for Change: The Pittsburgh Courier Story

Season 2018 Episode 3 | 28m 6s

From its beginnings in 1907, the Pittsburgh Courier has been a leader among the nation’s African American newspapers – sparking historic change on issues ranging from education, housing and employment to discrimination in the military. With rare archival images and compelling interviews, this documentary explores the Courier’s impact on civil rights, social justice, culture and sports.

Aired: 03/30/18

Rating: NR

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