Pulitzer prize-​winning dramatist and Pittsburgh native August Wilson dramatized the modern history of African-​Americans in 10 plays, often called the Pittsburgh cycle, for each decade of the 20th century.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2018
Joe Louis was the man. Everyone in the country knew his name. He was heavyweight champion of the world when the title was the most prized crown in all of sports and carried more prestige than the biggest Hollywood star.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2014
  • Sub Heading A Pittsburgh-​managed fighter faces the champ
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