Black History

February is African American History Month (Black History Month)

FOCUS+Pittsburgh joins with our Hill District Neighbor, Community Churches and Organizations, The City of Pittsburgh, The County of Allegheny, The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh School District, The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.

Monday, February 1, 2016

St. Moses the Black the patron Saint of Non-violence

Saint Moses the Black (330–405), (also known as Abba Moses the Robber, the Abyssinian, the Ethiopian and the Strong) was an ascetic monk and priest in Egypt in the fourth century AD, and a notable Desert Father.