Essential Pittsburgh
4:44 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Friday Re-broadcast: The Black Middle Class Experience in Pittsburgh

Representatives from The Urban League, Pittsburgh City Council and UPMC weigh in on Pittsburgh's African American Middle Class
Credit Ryan Lowe / 90.5 WESA

On Wednesday, March 20th 90.5 WESA’s daily public affairs program Essential Pittsburgh hosted a Public Forum on the Black Middle Class in Pittsburgh.

Inspired by a Pittsburgh Quarterly article by journalist Ben Schmitt, the forum addressed the history and current experiences of the Black middle class in Pittsburgh. Listen to a broadcast of the forum Friday at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA.