“Everything they’re saying is lies” — That’s Pittsburgh… with an ‘H’

When I saw the front page of the March 16-23 issue of the Pittsburgh City Paper filled with nearly all white, youthful faces turning downtown Pittsburgh into an all-day unlicensed bar, I thought of another “reveler” and his father quietly drinking alone in an outdoor kiosk in Wilkinsburg on a night in early February. Ironically, […]… Continue reading “Everything they’re saying is lies” — That’s Pittsburgh… with an ‘H’

Human Rights Day Action – December 10th

In recognition of International Human Rights Day, What’s Up is spreading holiday cheer and hearty conversation about how white people can end racism. Please join us to sing anti-racism themed carols, hold signs, and talk to bystanders about white supremacy. We are targeting the holiday market in Market Square during rush-hour where we expect to… Continue reading Human Rights Day Action – December 10th

Disturbing News: Hate Crimes from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh

Three Men Who Shot Black Lives Matter Protesters Emerged From Internet’s Racist Swamps White supremacists involved in Minneapolis mayhem left behind a trail of emails, chat rooms, websites, reveling in the extremist right. By David Neiwert / Southern Poverty Law. Read More Here CAIR Asks DOJ to Probe Shooting of Penn. Muslim Taxi Driver as… Continue reading Disturbing News: Hate Crimes from Minneapolis to Pittsburgh

Open Letter to Bill Peduto RE: Columbus Day in Pittsburgh

Dear Bill Peduto, On October 11, 2015, myself and some members of What’s UP?!, a group focused on challenging racism, ran into you on Liberty Ave in Bloomfield. It was Pittsburgh’s annual Columbus Day Parade. We were protesting the celebration of Columbus Day. You were just coming off the main parade drag with a couple… Continue reading Open Letter to Bill Peduto RE: Columbus Day in Pittsburgh