Robert Morris University professor LD Crittenden shares why he's bullish on The Burgh, "the land of opportunity for Blerds, Blipsters and other Bougie Black People."
Clare Polke, formerly of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, articulates why Pittsburgh isn't a very welcoming place for people of color.
1839 staff writer Tameka Cage Conley reflects on Pittsburgh as the birthplace of her writing life.
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1839 editor Damon Young articulates why he hasn't left the Burgh. His reason might surprise you.
Marguerite Matthews came to Pittsburgh for a PhD program but misses so much more from the city she left behind.
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