Read the Courier’s EXCLUSIVE stories for OUR community pertaining to coronavirus here…

The New Pittsburgh Courier’s veteran reporters are committed to bringing you original, exclusive reports and stories affecting our African American community during this coronavirus pandemic. From veteran photographer Ricco J.L. Martello, to reporters Merecedes J. Williams, Diane I. Daniels and Rob Taylor Jr., leave the investigating and reporting to us, as you stay safe during this pandemic. If there is a story angle you believe the Courier should explore, email Check out our coronavirus-related local stories below…


Courier exclusive: Blacks account for 22 percent of all coronavirus hospitalizations in Allegheny County


Some Pittsburgh African Americans are still working with the public…but it’s a catch-22

Koppers, Urban League partner to form ‘All One Pittsburgh’


Courier investigative report: African Americans dying from coronavirus at alarming rates – Courier urges Allegheny County to collect racial data on COVID-19 cases

Staying safe, while celebrating Palm Sunday – Wesley Center AME Zion gives out palms to people in cars

‘WE ARE OUR BROTHER’S KEEPER’ – Courier encourages Pittsburgh’s African American community to stay home, practice social distancing, and ‘mask up’

Easter Egg Hunts are coming…to your own yard – courtesy of Mimi’s Kinder Connection

PANDEMIC OR NOT, MAIL DELIVERY CONTINUES – African Americans play a prime role in Pittsburgh’s Postal Service

WPXI-TV anchor Ryan Houston tests positive for coronavirus

The Courier’s message — TAKE THIS VIRUS SERIOUSLY – African Americans are at risk of contracting coronavirus just like everybody else


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