Black History Month Observance


"A History on Film:  A Tribute to African American Contribution to Film"

The City of Pittsburgh's 2016 celebration of Black History Month is presented by Citiparks and is sponsored by WAMO 100.

An exhibit is on display in the lobby of the City-County Building weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. February 1 – 29. 

The City-County Building lobby serves as the setting for an eclectic collection of photographs honoring individuals who have left a lasting legacy here in western Pennsylvania as well as throughout the world.  The City’s 2016 Black History Month exhibit showcases numerous actors and actresses in addition to recognizing the contributions of writers, producers and directors.


The City of Pittsburgh Black History Month display showcases 22 individuals with Pittsburgh roots:

Jonathan Adams – actor
Rusty Cundieff – actor/director
Billy Eckstine – musician/actor
Jamie Hall -- actor
Chris Ivey – filmmaker/director
Nathan James – actor
Billy Jenkins – actor
Cherie Johnson – actress/writer/producer
Kimmarie Johnson – actress/producer
Tiaunte Kelly – actor/director/producer
Carmel Macklin – actress
Mercury Morris – athlete/actor
Njaimeh Njie – producer
Bill Nunn – actor
David Pendleton – actor
Billy Porter – actor
Vivian Reed – actress
Lamman Rucker – actor
Tamara Tunie – actress/director/producer
Jarvia Udosen – actress
Darcel Wynne – actress/dancer
Najaa Young – writer/director/producer


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