Alessandra Harris

Alessandra Harris

Total 12 Posts
  • San Francisco Bay Area
Author, wife, mom of four, and Black Catholic who earned a Bachelor's Degree in Comparative Religious Studies. Her third novel will be published in 2021.

'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.

'It can be devastating, if you stop moving': Interview with Keith 'Bomani' Lamar, death row inmate sentenced for 1993 prison riot (part 1)

Keith Lamar, a Black Clevelander sentenced to death for a prison riot he says he had nothing to do with, tells his story to Alessandra Harris.

Opinion: Climate change is a Black Catholic issue, too

Ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, Alessandra Harris argues that climate change is a matter of racism, faith, and action.

Reflection: Profiled at the altar

Do African Americans experience racial profiling in the Church? Unfortunately yes. and not just in the past. Alessandra Harris shares a personal experience.

All things Gloria Purvis: an interview on faith, Catholic media, surviving 2020, and her new podcast

Gloria Purvis is back on the airwaves after nearly half a year away. She recently sat down with Alessandra Harris to discuss her journey from finance to the forefront of Catholic media.

Reflection: Amidst great loss, remember Mother Teresa this Holy Week

As the whole world continues to experience a "dark night of the soul" in the throes of a global pandemic, Alessandra Harris reflects on a unique saintly witness.
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