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Minority-owned businesses are big economic drivers

On Feb. 8, like many of my fellow Philadelphians, I attended the Super Bowl victory parade. I stood next to thousands of screaming fans and I beamed with pride with celebrating our beloved Eagles. It made me realize just what…

Bofta Yimam leaves WTAE-TV …Was 2016 Courier ‘Woman of Excellence’

BOFTA YIMAM

Will visit Pittsburgh for motivational speaking engagements

Bofta Yimam says those days of the alarm clock blaring at 1:45 a.m., while others are deep into their sleep, are over—at least for now.

“I will enjoy sleeping in a bit these days,” she said.

Ricardo Williams preparing for ‘How to do Business Series’

IN HIS ELEMENT—Ricardo J. Williams, Manager of the Equity and Inclusion for the City of Pittsburgh, discusses the upcoming City of Pittsburgh WBE How to do Business Series. (Photo by Diane I. Daniels)

Lawmakers: Listen to your children

About 100 Parkland students went to Florida’s capital in Tallahassee to convince state lawmakers to push for gun law reform after 17 people were killed last week in a mass shooting at their high school.

South Africa divorces from the malign reign of Zuma

In March 2009, less than two months before Jacob Zuma assumed office as the fourth president of post-apartheid South Africa, the Dalai Lama’s visa application to enter the country was denied. The Tibetan spiritual leader had been scheduled to attend…