Black Political Empowerment Project
Living History Awards
LIVING HISTORY AWARDS - Black People in Allegheny County Continue to Break Barriers,” program URL for the video (Facebook) and list of the Allegheny County African American Living History awardees. We are proud of the fact that awardees included Allegheny County’s two state representatives, seven active and two retired Common Pleas judges and eight mayors and an award winning broadcaster. The awards program, co-chaired by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Cynthia Baldwin (ret.) and Rev. Vanetta Brown-Grayson, was held at Bethlehem Baptist Church in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (Rev. Dr. Earlene Coleman, Pastor) on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at 11:00 AM. Representative Austin Davis was the Worship Leader, Allegheny County President Judge Kim Clark gave inspirational words, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey delivered a motivational speech and the scripture was read by Homestead Mayor John Burwell. Photos were taken by Ricco J. L. Martello.