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2006 PAST EPISODES



December 29th and December 31st
Great Celebrations. A repeat airing of a Black Horizons special that aired in 1987 celebrating Christmas through music.

December 22nd and December 24th
Learn why you don't want to miss a showing of the Black Nativity. Plus, a flash back of Umoja on Black Horizons.

December 15th and December 17th
Just days away from Christmas, gadget guy, Mr. Viggano gives some great tips on what to buy that special person in your life.

Friday, November 24
Two different organizations talk about different ways to help those in need in the community. One through connection adults and youths, the other through winter clothing. And a letter update from the local soldier serving in Iraq.

Friday, November 10 and Sunday, November 12
Black Horizons salute the men and women who serve in the Armed Forces. Two local veterans from different wars talk about the problems and some solutions they face at home. Plus, hear what a local Pittsburgh man who's serving in the Iraq war has to say in an e-mail he sent.

Friday, November 3 and Sunday, November 5
Two local victim advocates discuss what reportedly happened when a Pittsburgh police officer stopped a vehicle containing a local woman and her children. Plus, two female authors present interesting and different books.

Friday, JuLY 28 (originally aired 1-27-06/1-29-06)
Discover an African-American t-shirt company that is producing positive t-shirts to outshine the No Snitch t-shirts. Plus, a local organization talks about the connection between drug use and violence in the community.

Friday, JuLY 21 (originally aired 1-20-06)
A local doctor's bio-medical invention is saving lives and creating jobs in McKeesport. Learn more about the device and him. And a salute to Reverend LeRoy Patrick, a local civil rights pioneer.

Friday, JuLY 14 (originally aired 4-7-06/4-9-06)
Hear what Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent Mark Roosevelt has to say about his school reorganization plan and the community's reaction to the plan.

Friday, JuLY 7 (originally aired 5-12-06/5-14-06)
According to Pittsburgh's Central Blood Bank more minorities need to donate blood and bone marrow find out why. And meet a local young man who's taking his new magazine nationally.

Friday, June 30 (originally aired 2-17-06)
Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O'Connor addresses the issue about the lack of minorities on his staff.

Friday, June 23 (originally aired 4-28-06/4-30-06)
Two big events happened in Pittsburgh during the month of May that celebrated diversity and community. The NAACP Annual Human Rights Dinner and the Ebony & Ivory Ball.

Friday, June 16 AND Sunday, June 18
Two organizations geared to helping fathers discuss how they assist men become better parents. And a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette writer talks about malaria in Africa.

Friday, June 9th at 11pm (special airing)
Learn how one local organization actually helps others provide needed help in the community. Plus, two actors talk about a strong play showcasing African-American women.

Friday, May 26 and Sunday, May 28
Two doctors from Children's Hospital talk about the obesity problem among children especially African-Americans. Plus, one local theater is putting on Seven Guitars, one of artist August Wilson's plays tune in and find out who.

Friday, May 19
Many black farmers say the USDA is treating them unfairly. Hear what the president of their association has to say. And meet a local mother who is doing her part to fight the Sickle Cell disease.

Friday, May 12 (repeats Sunday, May 14)
Donation - According to Pittsburgh's Central Blood Bank more minorities need to donate blood and bone marrow find out why. And meet a local young man who's taking his new magazine nationally.

Friday, May 5 (repeats Sunday, May 7)
Stroke - Tune in and learn what's the third leading cause of death in African-Americans and what to do about it. Plus, who are the winners of a local bank's essay contest.

April 28 and April 30
Learn more about two big events taking place in Pittsburgh next month that celebrate diversity and community. The NAACP Annual Human Rights Dinner and the Ebony & Ivory Ball.

April 21 and April 23
Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato address concerns about the new property tax assessment method, appeals process and the new voting machines. Plus, two local African-American men are trying to make a mark in the comic book industry.

April 14 and 16
A group of friends of playwright August Wilson talk about his life and the impact of his work.

April 7 and 9
Hear what Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent Mark Roosevelt has to say about his school reorganization plan and the community's reaction to the plan.

March 31 and April 2
Learn what different organizations are doing to improve the health of African-Americans locally.

February 24 and 26
Two local professionals talk about the importance of African-Americans purchasing homes. Plus, a Black Horizons Black History Month flashback.

February 17 and 19
Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O'Connor addresses the issue about the lack of minorities on his staff.

February 10 and 12
Learn about the Boy Scouts of America program designed to reach African-American males in urban and rural communities. Plus, hear from Duquesne Light Holding president and CEO about their leadership award celebration.

February 3 and 5
Remembering Coretta Scott King, wife and widow of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther Jr. Who forged her own legacy. And Kuntu Repertory Theatre honors a gospel great with a new play.

January 27 and 29
Discover an African-American t-shirt company that is producing positive t-shirts to outshine the No Snitch t-shirts. Plus, a local organization talks about the connection between drug use and violence in the community.

January 20
A local doctor's bio-medical invention is saving lives and creating jobs in McKeesport. Learn more about the device and him. And a salute to Reverend LeRoy Patrick, a local civil rights pioneer who recently died.

January 13 and 15
Violence is destroying a segment of our community with the latest victim being the son of a local councilman. One local reverend believes he has a part of a solution. Plus, meet the first African-American associate Dean of Duquesne Law School. Originally aired October 28th.

January 6 and 8
A police commander, a community activist and a man who wore the No Snitch T-shirt to court have an honest discussion about the t-shirt and the message it sends in the African-American community. Originally aired 12-16-05.


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