2020: Year in Photos

Doctors and nurses from West Penn Hospital kneel outside during a June 5 Black Lives Matter rally in Friendship Park. Rebecca Addison wears a face mask encouraging others to do the same for a ‘Pittsburgh Current’ July cover.  An estimated crowd of one thousand gather at the intersection of Sixth and Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh on May 30 to demand justice for George Floyd following his killing by a Minneapolis police officer while being arrested for allegedly using a counterfeit bill.Pi

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Peaceful Protest For Police Reform Ends With Pepper Spray And Impact Munitions 

Pittsburgh Police clash with protesters on Fifth Ave at Mellon Park Wednesday evening around 10:30 p.m. (Current Photos by Jake Mysliwczyk)A group of protesters gathered again Wednesday evening at the Point Breeze home of Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto to protest the snatching of a protest marshal off the street over the weekend by heavily armed police officers in an unmarked white van. This was the second consecutive night of protests. On Tuesday evening, an even larger crowd showed up at Peduto’

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