Step Afrika! part of organ donation awareness

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STEPPING FOR ORGAN DONATIONS—Photo shows performers in traditional African tribal dress. The men of Step Afrika. (Photos by J.L. Martello)

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education along with the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Health Sciences Diversity presented Step Afrika! Oct. 25 at the University of Pittsburgh’s Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland.
The audience enjoyed the fast-paced dance steps and energetic sounds of Step Afrika! as they commemorated the National Donor Sabbath.
Brenda Waters of KDKA-TV was the mistress of ceremonies. This event was free and open to the public.
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THE UM BOOT STEP

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TRADITIONAL AFRICAN DRESS—In traditional African tribal dress the women of step Africa.

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AFRICAN DANCE—Shona Sharif African Drum Dance Ensemble & Hill Dance Academy Theatre performing on stage.

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THE DRUM CORPS

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STEP AFRIKA—From left: Courtney Thrower, Artis Olds, Brittny Smith, MFon Akpan, Joe Murchison, Jordan Spry, and Christopher Brient

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THE LADES FROM STEP AFRICA PERFORM

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LISA STROTHER UPSHER, AS MOTTEP Program Director, Multicultural & Faith Based Community Outreach Coordinator, is the women who put it all together.

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