Alessandra Harris

Alessandra Harris

Total 17 Posts
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Novelist, wife, mother, and BCM co-founder. Degrees in Comparative Religious studies and Middle East Studies and currently studying in the Diocese of San Jose's Institute for Leadership in Ministry.

Opinion: The Catholic University of America has a racism problem.

America's national Catholic university has a long history of racism, and a new video from their business dean—a European immigrant—seems to be more of the same.

Review: 'Powerful' new book explores Catholic racism from a Black perspective

A new book explores the struggle of Black Catholics to find a home in the Church, and the path forward for authentic and meaningful anti-racist ministry.

Opinion: The pro-life movement has some explaining to do

Alessandra Harris explains how the pro-life movement has tarnished its own image by supporting anti-Blackness and erasing Black maternal concerns.

Commentary: Guadalupe Radio Network show disparaging Martin Luther King Jr. 'reprehensible'

EWTN's largest radio affiliate continues to promote David L. Gray, an ultraconservative Black commentator who last week said MLK Masses should not be allowed. Alessandra Harris responds.

Opinion: The USCCB's silence on the Capitol riot anniversary was deafening

Alessandra Harris argues that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops owed the faithful more than nothing on the anniversary of the January 6th attack.

'We're engaged in a battle': Part 3 of interview with Keith 'Bomani Shakur' Lamar, scheduled for execution in 2023

A death row inmate in Cleveland explains how supporters can help him advocate for his life and prevent the cycle of desperation in the community.

'There was a plan set in motion to re-enslave': Part 2 of interview with death row inmate-activist Keith Lamar

Keith 'Bomani Shakur' Lamar imparts wisdom on mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, and literacy in the Black community—prisons included.
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