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Voting rights the focus at delayed Pittsburgh Juneteenth celebration

Pittsburgh’s Juneteenth festivities are different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

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Getting to know Frances Harper: Pa. activist for civil rights, women’s suffrage

For the next five months, the public is invited to step up and learn about Frances Watkins Harper.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Monument commemorating voting rights to be built

A monument honoring voting rights for African American men and women will soon be built on Pennsylvania’s Capitol grounds.

By The Associated Press

Updated: November 12, 2019 | 3:10 pm

From behind bars to the voting booth

Stories from Pa.’s formerly incarcerated and their journeys to the polls this year
By Joseph Darius Jaafari