Academia

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'Needless controversy and confusion': CUA president cancels George Floyd icon following second theft

CUA's president John Garvey has changed course, all but precluding the possibility of a third George Floyd icon being installed at the school following right-wing controversy.

Dr. Nicole Symmonds selected for Sacred Writes fellowship with National Catholic Reporter

A Black Catholic scholar out of Georgia will soon be writing on pop culture for the nation's progressive independent Catholic newspaper.

New fellowship at Villanova honors pioneering Black nun

The first Black nun to head a Catholic parish is now the namesake of a graduate student fellowship at her alma mater.

XULA named top HBCU for social mobility

The nation's Black Catholic university is once again ranking well, this time for getting Black graduates into at least the middle class.

George Floyd icon stolen from Catholic University of America, minimized by administration

A newly controversial image at the bishops' college in DC, depicting George Floyd as Jesus, has caused internet furor and university damage control.

Remembering Claver College—the nation's second Black Catholic college

You might not know it, but at one point in history, there were two Black Catholic colleges operating in the United States, funded by the same saintly nun.

National Black Catholic Congress young adult webinar series continues December 6th

The next entry in a webinar series from young Black Catholic academics will tackle the topic of Black Lives Matter in the context of the Catholic Church.
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