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Brenda Tate: Making a Difference

Among the early minority hires, she entered an agency that was fraught with racism. Now at 81, Ms. Tate reflects on growing up in Pittsburgh's Hill District, overcoming addiction, her remarkable career.

Discovering the August Wilson Archive

Open to the public in 2023, this vast collection includes hundreds of items including scripts, stage design materials, notebooks, artwork, books, writing tablets, audio recordings, awards, photographs, video recordings and more.

Navigating the Nursing Shortage

Hospitals across the US are struggling to keep nurses at the bedside. In this short documentary, we hear from nurses who say they are being asked to care for more patients than they can safely manage, and learn what patients and families can do to receive the best care.

From Pittsburgh to Ukraine: Helping Hands

A church in Pittsburgh's Greenfield neighborhood has collected and shipped over $250,000 worth of food, clothes, diapers and other essential items to those suffering from the impact of the Russo-Ukrainian War.

VOICES: The Missing

In this episode, we ask: When a person of color goes missing, are they given the same consideration as missing people of other races? And how do we change the perception of what it means to be missing?

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Impactful public affairs programming.

Rick Sebak's classic look at Western Pennsylvania.

Documentary shorts from WQED.

Spotlight on Pittsburgh musicians.

Thoughtful dialogue from diverse groups.

Rick Sebak's tales of greater Pittsburgh.

Surrounded by great stories.

The region's culinary scene.

Landmarks along the GAP bike trail.

Trending Pittsburgh in 60 seconds.

Learn to draw cartoon characters.

A series on parenting in the digital age.

Local independent film selections.

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Cartoon Academy Quick Draws

WQED Education

Pittsburgh Cartoonist Joe Wos is back to show us how just a few letters, or numbers, can be transformed into fun drawings! Cartoon Academy takes students through the creative steps of drawing, while sharing educational facts and artistic tips.

The Green Book: Driving Through History

WQED Digital Docs

From 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was the must-have road companion for African American travelers. Discover the story behind the films, photographs and artifacts from “The Negro Motorist Green Book,” an exhibit currently running at The Senator John Heinz History Center.

Authentic Lives: A Fresh Cut

WQED Digital Docs

Barbershops and salons can be difficult to navigate for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Meet three Pittsburgh hairstylists with great respect, care, and understanding of their queer clients.

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