The Courier comes through, but the statues are gone

I know the conference was several weeks ago, but this article about the event just came out in the New Pittsburgh Courier. I talked with the writer of the story, Michael B. Rose, who ended up doing a pretty good job with the article. This is from the Courier’s Aug. 27 article:

Also, you might have seen this already — is was, quite understandably, a hot topic at the Malloy conference in Pittsboig — but the Pirates recently removed the statues honoring local Negro League legends. This is from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:


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