Center on Race and Social Problems

Larry Davis to be on June 7th panel "State of Black Pittsburgh" broadcast by WQED

“The State of Black Pittsburgh 2018: A Community Forum” will be presented June 7 at 8 pm by WQED in partnership with the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh.  

The program airs on WQED-TV and will livestream at

Esther Bush, president of the Urban League, will be featured in the show, to be broadcast from WQED’s Fred Rogers Studio.

Co-hosted by Chris Moore and KDKA-TV’s Lisa Washington

Featured panelists include:
Dr. Larry E. Davis, Dean, Donald M. Henderson Professor, and Director, Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh
Michelle Massie, Director, Research & Communications, A+ Schools
Dr. Andre Samuel, Director, The Citizens Science Lab
Dr. Valerie Kinloch, Renée and Richard Goldman Dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Ruth Byrd-Smith, Director, Allegheny County, Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department
James Myers Jr., Director, Community Affairs & Business Development, UrbanInnovation 21
Carolyn Peeks, Board Member, Larimer Consensus
Valerie McDonald Robert, Chief Urban Affairs Officer, City of Pittsburgh

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