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Literary Arts

Pittsburgh nonprofit celebrates Black single mothers with new anthology

By Dani Janae

When She Thrives is helping six Pittsburgh women become published authors with a new anthology, and honoring five others at annual event.

When She Thrives, a local nonprofit with a mission to help single mothers in the Pittsburgh region "move their families from poverty to prosperity through advocacy, education, personal, and professional development" is now helping six local women share their stories on an even larger scale. Pittsburgh mothers Alana Griffin, Sonte Grier, Teona Hall, Nakeena Hayden, Danielle King, and Ashley Whigham will all be published in Scenes from a Single Mom, an anthology of stories collected from their time participating in When She Thrive's book project...