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Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Celebrates Black History Month

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, will celebrate Black History Month with the following events.


  • The Center for Urban Biblical Ministry, a partner of Geneva College, will be in the main lobby from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1, and will give away 10 copies of the book, “Urban Heroes: Stories of Ordinary Pittsburgh Residents Who Do Extraordinary Things each hour. The chronicles tell the stories of people who serve in our community day-in and day-out, but receive no recognition. One of the featured heroes, Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, M.D., assistant professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, heads the global health program and reproductive sciences at Magee.


  • On Friday, Feb. 4, a Harambee Fair will take place in the Zero Level Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Harambee is a Kenyan tradition of community self-help events, such as fundraising or development activities. The fair will feature vendors, art exhibits and informational tables. Spoken word artists will perform at noon.


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