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Opinion: Interracial marriage, autism, and the value of diversity

Daniel Jansky on how he came to accept his autism diagnosis, repudiate racism, discover the Catholic Church, and marry an African American.

Reflection: Black History Month is a time to love ourselves and champion excellence

Tevin Williams, a young Black Catholic in New York City, reflects on Black History Month and the need for a continued focus on resilience and achievement.

'We are a gift to this country': Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrates annual Black History Month Mass for Brooklyn Diocese

The nation's Black cardinal crossed state lines this week to fete the faithful of Queens and Brooklyn, where he celebrated the annual Mass of Thanksgiving for Black History Month.

A rock befitting St. Peter's: Samuel Henderson, a Black Catholic hero in the 1878 Memphis plague

The fame of a certain 19th-century Black Catholic handyman is well known in his native Memphis, but his death in 1907 was perhaps only the beginning of his story.

Remembering Fr Martin Carter, SA

Donna Leslie offers a longform tribute to the life and legacy of an eminent Black Catholic priest, recently deceased at the age of 91.

'Repair the Breach!': African Americans and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Donna Toliver Grimes, head of the USCCB's African-American subcommittee, interviews the head of the bishops' anti-poverty initiative.

In Memoriam: A powerful letter from a dying Black priest to his doctor

Reprint of a defiantly hopeful (and staunchly Catholic) letter from a Black priest in DC, who passed in 2009 from cancer.
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