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Integrating Pittsburgh Sports: Author Talk and Book Signing

Integrating Pittsburgh Sports: Author Talk and Book Signing In-Person

Members of the Association of Gentleman Pittsburgh Journalists will discuss their latest book, Integrating Pittsburgh Sports, which chronicles the rich history of achievement among Pittsburgh’s African American sports figures and their efforts to overcome racial barriers. The Association is comprised of a number of Pittsburgh sports experts including Duquesne faculty member Robert Healy III; 2018 Best of the 'Burg Local Author of the Year, David Finoli; sportscaster Josh Taylor; Tom Rooney, President, Rooney Sports & Entertainment Group. Samuel W. Black Director of the Heinz History Center’s African American Museum wrote the book’s forward. Additional authors include Bill Ranier, Chris Fletcher, former editor of Pittsburgh Magazine, and Douglas Cavanaugh.

Thursday, February 16, 2023
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
5th Floor: Flex Space 1 (1 Large Projector), 5th Floor: Flex Space 2 (2 Digital Screens)

Event Organizer

Carissa Haslam Swales