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B-PEP NEWS & Announcements

B-PEP strives to keep all community members engaged and involved in the community. This page serves as an resource of various initiatives, political events, and current news in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. If you think something should be posted, please send a short description and article link to: bpepweb@gmail.com.

Political Interview

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JANUARY 21, 2021

B-PEP calls on Gov. Wolf to consider Blacks for bench opening.

Policemen

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JANUARY 21, 2021

Black, police-accountability orgs announce ‘concrete commitments’ from Peduto on reform.

Protesting

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JANUARY 21, 2021

Black leaders in Pittsburgh react to violent protests at US Capitol on Wednesday.

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B-PEP WEB

JANUARY 21, 2021

'We'll be all right' is theme of NAACP's Dr. King celebration.

Protest March Signs

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JANUARY 21, 2021

Annual Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit opens virtually on Friday 

Conference

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JANUARY 21, 2021

Pittsburgh City Council plans to amend a bill that would give the city’s Citizen Police Review Board more power to investigate police misconduct and civil rights complaints against officers, one of the sponsors said Wednesday during a virtual public hearing.

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B-PEP WEB

OCTOBER 23, 2020

Ready to Help

Administrative assistant for the Black Political Empowerment Project, waits for residents to arrive to register to vote Monday in the Hill District.