An Evening w/ Mark Whitaker | Senator John Heinz History Center | Literary | Pittsburgh City Paper


An Evening w/ Mark Whitaker

When: Mon., Feb. 5, 6-8:30 p.m. 2018

Join the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and PNC for a provocative Black History Month town hall event featuring a conversation between two nationally prominent journalists -- former Newsweek editor Mark Whitaker and PG executive editor David Shribman. Together the pair will discuss Mr. Whitaker’s new history of black Pittsburgh, his upcoming book “Smoketown,” and the rich history of African Americans in Southwestern PA. “Smoketown” will be available for purchase at the event through the Heinz History Center. Register in advance at

Price: Free


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