African American in Pittsburgh
African American Chamber of Commerce in Western Pennsylvania
Provides access and opportunity to African American business owners and professionals throughout Western Pennsylvania.
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society
The Pittsburgh chapter of the AAHGS provides support, networking and activities for anyone interested in African American family history or heritage in the western Pennsylvania region.
August Wilson Center for African American Culture
Scheduled for opening in 2008, the August Wilson Center in downtown Pittsburgh will be reflective of all aspects of African American culture, with classrooms, a 500-seat theater, a gift shop, a music cafe, multi-purpose spaces and a 4,000 sq. ft. permanent exhibition gallery that will recognize the contributions of local African Americans.
Black Men Rising
Begun in 1997, Black Men Rising is a group of men, women, and children dedicated to using technology to help African American people live more productive and healthy lives.
Brotha Ash Productions
Community Web site covers news, entertainment, health and events of interest to African Americans in Pittsburgh.
CAUSE at Carnegie Mellon University
The Center for African American Urban Studies & the Economy (CAUSE) at Carnegie Mellon is working to collect, transcribe, and deposit oral interviews on the role of blacks in the late industrial and recent post-industrial economies of the Pittsburgh region.
First Fridays - Pittsburgh
A forum for African Americans in Pittsburgh to socialize and network with professional contacts and friends.
Hill House Association
This social services agency provides services to African American and other residents of the Hill District and the Pittsburgh area.
Negro Emergency Education Drive
NEED is a Pittsburgh-based college access program, offering financial aid, counseling and internships to help young African Americans prepare for and complete higher education.
New Pittsburgh Courier
One of the oldest and most prestigious Black newspapers in the United States, the New Pittsburgh Courier offers timely news, commentary, sports, entertainment and other information of interest to the African American Community.
Community Web site focuses primarily on the African American community in Pittsburgh, especially the city's "soulful side."
Steel on Ice
Social organization based in Pittsburgh, PA, brings together African Americans for camaraderie, networking and adventures. Ski, cycle, golf, travel, bowl and party hearty!
Umoja African Arts Company
Non-profit Pittsburgh arts organization works to raise awareness, increase appreciation, facilitate integration and encourage the preservation and presentation of the rich art, culture and heritage of Africa. UMOJA provides performances and programming in African dance, drumming, storytelling, drum making, mask construction and other creative arts.
Urban League of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh's largest social and educational service provider and advocacy agency devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream community.
Urban League Young Professionals of Pittsburgh
Auxiliary of the Urban League of Pittsburgh supports young professionals between the ages of twenty-one and thirty-nine who live, work and serve in the greater Pittsburgh region.
Women of Visions
Promotes the art of African American women in Pittsburgh through self-promotion and education.