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sbthomas:
Greetings,

Please reply with links to news stories about this project and related events.  I have now been interviewed by our local Pittsburgh Post Gazette and a bicycle trade magazine.  Additionally, it was reported that Oprah Winfrey donated One Million dollars to the Underground Railroad museum in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Stephen
www.cmh.pitt.edu


sbthomas:
U. of Pittsburgh's center plans historical bicycle course
Friday, July 02, 2004
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The University of Pittsburgh's Center for Minority Health will help a national group create a bicycle route that commemorates the Underground Railroad. Click below for full story

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/04184/340775.stm

sbthomas:
Center for Minority Health to Help Create Underground Railroad Bicycle Route
July 6, 2004 Issue
By Alan Aldinger

Pitt’s Center for Minority Health (CMH) in the Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Adventure Cycling Association, the nation’s largest recreational cycling association, to create a bicycle route tracing the Underground Railroad—the network of trails and safe houses that enslaved African Americans once followed to reach freedom in the northern states and Canada.

CLICK BELOW FOR FULL STORY
http://www.umc.pitt.edu/media/pcc/CMH_undrgrndrlroad_bike.html

Stephen
www.cmh.pitt.edu


sbthomas:
THE UNIVERSITY TIMES

New underground railroad bike trail planned
 
The Center for Minority Health (CMH) at the Graduate School of Public Health has signed a memorandum of understanding with Adventure Cycling Association, a bike-touring organization, to create an Underground Railroad bicycle route.

CLICK BELOW FOR FULL STORY
http://www.umc.pitt.edu:591/u/FMPro?-db=ustory&-lay=a&-format=d.html&storyid=2148&-Find

 


sbthomas:
Oprah Winfrey gives $1 million to Underground Railroad museum

Oprah Winfrey has given $1 million to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and is narrator of an educational film for the museum, its administrators said.
CLICK BELOW FOR FULL STORY

http://famulus.msnbc.com/famulusgen/ap07-09-074602.asp?t=apent&vts=7920040824


This message was edited by sbthomas on 7-11-04 @ 11:00 AM

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