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Pittsburgh City Podcast: Discussing CP's Black History Month coverage with contributing writer Tereneh Idia

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Pittsburgh City Paper's editor Lisa Cunningham, managing editor Alex Gordon, and contributing writer Tereneh Idia - CP PHOTO: CHRIS SICHI
  • CP photo: Chris Sichi
  • Pittsburgh City Paper's editor Lisa Cunningham, managing editor Alex Gordon, and contributing writer Tereneh Idia
Black History Month can elicit ambivalent responses. It's been criticized for being superficial and fleeting, while its goal should be for something far more substantive and continuous. As a white editor of a mostly white staff, Lisa Cunningham wanted to acknowledge and celebrate Black History Month, but was unsure how to go about it, so she reached out for help. CP contributor Tereneh Idia joins Cunningham and CP managing editor Alex Gordon to discuss the paper's coverage this month, as well as Idia's own thoughts on the holiday.

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