Activism

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New Orleans close to finalizing several Black Catholic street renamings

New Orleans' City Council Street Renaming Commission has given its final recommendations for replacing racist figures enshrined in the city's public works.

Saint Sabina to hold pro-Pfleger protest of Cardinal Cupich on Wednesday

Fr Michael Pfleger remains mum on the sex abuse allegations against him, but his parish and supporters continue to pressure Cardinal Cupich for reinstatement.

University of Dallas anti-racism club finally approved

A club aiming to uplift UD's students of color had been stymied repeatedly in 2020, but has now been approved directly by the outgoing university president.

Anonymous, Church-run survey seeks Black Catholic respondents

Black Catholics now have a new opportunity to be heard, in the form of an anonymous survey making the rounds online. The source, however, remains under wraps.

A thought and a podcast: the Black Catholic Messenger show is live

The Black Catholic Messenger show brings our publication to the airwaves, discussing news relevant to Black Catholics and highlighting forgotten voices.

Walter Naegle on the legacy of his late partner Bayard Rustin

The story of the Civil Rights Movement is hardly complete without the tale of one Bayard Rustin, a luminary in his own time cut down by anti-LGBT prejudice.

Naismith Hall of Famer Lenny Wilkens talks life, basketball, education, and social justice

Lenny Wilkens explains his NBA journey, his roots, his resolve, and his Catholic faith.
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