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2007 PAST EPISODES



November 18th and 20th
Local activist in the African-American and Latin Community discuss what needs to be done to combat recent racist incidents.

November 11th and 13th
Two local organizations discuss the various programs and assistance available to keep body and mind healthy. Plus, a look back at a 1984 Black Horizons gospel special.

October 28th and 30th
Meet Queen Quet Marquetta Goodwin of the Gullah/Geeche Nation. Plus, the FBI special agent-in-charge of the Pittsburgh Branch explains what they're doing to keep kids safe on the internet and in school.

October 14th, 16th and 23rd
Find out what the YWCA plans for a week without violence, meet the local soldier who have been exchanging e-mails with us and learn more about a local play honoring grandmothers.

October 7th and 9th
A half-hour look at talk with two local men who visited South Africa about the AIDS epidemic and how local churches are trying to help.

September 23rd and 25th
A former FBI agent talks about the procedures used by police for missing people and if race makes a difference on how they search. Plus, officials with the August Wilson Center present information about the upcoming Black Arts festival.

September 2nd and 4th
Activists discuss what needs to be done to curb the violence in the community and how everyone can get involved.

Tuesday, August 28th
Local researchers provide information about a research study on sleep for military veterans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder.

July 29th
Hear from a local artist who created a documentary that focuses on the changes in the East Liberty neighborhood. Plus, two women talk about moving up the ranks at a local hospital.

July 22nd
Ray Morrow, the FBI Special Agent-in-Charge talks about community involvement to prevent and stop crime. And meet two winners from the National City Bank Essay contest.

July 3rd and 10th
The God-Sent Grandparents organization tells why they're needed and how they keep the community strong. Plus, information on why African-Americans should get involved in organ donation.

June 24th and 26th
Two women who are part of the Head Start program describe how planned changes will affect kids and parents. Plus, see what new photo exhibit will be unveiled at a local museum.

June 12th, June 17th, and June 19th
Ray Morrow, the FBI Special Agent-in-Charge talks about community involvement to prevent and stop crime. And meet two winners from the National City Bank Essay contest.

May 22nd, May 27th, and May 29th
Find out how UPMC and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare are helping veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Plus, learn more about a new play from New Horizon Theater

May 13th and May 15th
An exchange program is helping bridge the gap between culture find out how. And one organization is holding workshops to get kids interested in playing jazz.

May 6th and May 8th
Hear one local mother's plea for help in finding a kidney donor for her son. Plus, a local but nationally known author announces her new book.

April 29th
Learn about a photo exhibit honoring elder statesmen in the Pittsburgh community. The deputy director with the Department of Human Services talk about refugee children and their families. Plus, a look back on a celebration of gospel music from 1985.

April 22nd
Discussion with two local activist on plans to develop the Hill District following the Penguins deal. Plus, two Pittsburgh Civil Right Movement activists talk about the past and changes for the future.

April 13th and April 15th
Learn more about the Latino growth in Allegheny County. Plus, the development of a Diversity Festival that will take place in August in Pittsburgh.

April 6th and April 8th
Representatives from Three Rivers Youth discuss its Nellie Leadership Gala that focuses on celebrating family. Plus, an update from Chazz Burke, a local soldier serving in Iraq.

March 30th and April 1st
Hear from a local artist who created a documentary that focuses on the changes in the East Liberty neighborhood. Plus, two women talk about moving up the ranks at a local hospital.

March 2nd
Violence is once again affecting the African-American community and many local organizations are getting together to form a plan of action. Two local activists explain the plan.

February 9th and February 11th
Tune in and find out how Hill District residents are organizing to determine how their neighborhood is developed. A look back at the historic Negro Baseball League. Plus a Black Horizons flashback on a dancing duo.

February 2nd and February 4th
Learn how a Pittsburgh police detective reaches young kids to prevent them from entering gangs. See what new play New Horizon Theater is offering and hear from a local solider in Iraq who has been sending letters.

January 26th and January 28th
Discover what new exciting play Kuntu Repertory Theatre will put on stage. Listen to the Reverend of Ebenezer Baptist Church as he speaks about being back in the community he serves. Plus, a sneak peak on a new documentary that takes a look at the Jim Crow institution in Pennsylvania.

January 19th
An annual Black History Month essay contest has a new twist. Find out what. Plus, learn how the changes in health care plans will impact you. And a sneak peak on a PBS special on Oprah.

January 12th (originally aired 10-13-06)
Featuring then still new-to-the-job Pittsburgh Mayor Ravenstahl on what he hopes to accomplish and Pittsburgh School Superintendent Roosevelt providing an update on how students in the school system were doing.

January 5th and January 7th
Members of the University of Pittsburgh Black Student Law Association talk about their free street law clinic coming in the spring. Plus, an author and local publisher discuss how to get published.


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