Monthly Archives: August 2020


August 2020

For Black female leaders in Pittsburgh, Kamala Harris’ fight feels familiar

2020-08-14T10:46:10-04:00August 14th, 2020|Making News|

Originally published: 8/14/2020. Pittsburgh Post Gazette Reporter: Alexis Johnson Kathi Elliott is very familiar with stories of history-making Black women. Her mother, Gwen Elliott, founded the North Side women’s advocacy group Gwen’s Girls nearly 30 years after she became one of the first Black police officers in the city of Pittsburgh. Gwen Elliott eventually went [...]

Burgh’ers Brewery creates ‘Black is Beautiful’ beer, helps Urban League

2020-09-16T09:53:51-04:00August 7th, 2020|Making News|

Originally published: Trib Live. August 8, 2020   The beer can reads: “Brewed to support justice and equality for people of color.” “I have been around a long time and I have seen a lot of things but I have never seen anything this strong on a product,” said Esther Bush, president and CEO [...]

Burgh’ers Brewing Introduces Canning Line with Release of ‘Black Is Beautiful’ Brew

2020-09-16T09:52:54-04:00August 6th, 2020|Making News|

Innagural canned beer to support Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh, PA (August 4, 2020) – Burgh’ers Brewing, a chef driven smash burger joint and craft brewery with restaurants in Lawrenceville and Zelienople that are focused on local, ethical, sustainable food and drink, announced today that in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of its restaurant, [...]

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