In summer 2020, Pittsburgh City Council approved, and former Mayor Bill Peduto signed into existence, the Commission on Racial Equity. According to the city code, the commission was meant to provide support for “reducing institutional racism and increasing racial equity in the City of Pittsburgh.” But the commission and its members never met. Jam Hammond, […]
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Ladimir is a fall intern at PublicSource. He is a native of Beckley, West Virginia, and a senior at West Virginia University, studying toward a bachelor's degree in journalism with minors in political science and history. At WVU, Ladimir works as the social media manager for the university’s independent student newspaper, the Daily Athenaeum. Ladimir was formerly a summer intern for the Pittsburgh City Paper.