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Documentary on Catholic school desegregation premieres in Augusta, Ga.

Like many US Catholic schools, Aquinas High in Augusta, Georgia was desegregated only 53 years ago. A new documentary from a Catholic-educated Black Detroiter tells the story.

'Black Saints Matter': Caribbean artist highlighting Black saints with original artwork, upcoming graphic novels

A new set of Black saint icons is taking the web by storm, and the creator is ramping up for a set of graphic novels highlighting the diaspora's finest.

"Change Sings", new children's book from Amanda Gorman, out today

Amanda Gorman's newest book is out, her latest on the year and hot on the heels of her expansion into fashion and global advocacy.

Catholics among the few Black Emmy winners this year—including record-breaker RuPaul

Black actors were snubbed entirely at this year's Emmys, but notable wins in other categories may bring a bit of solace, with Catholic connections aplenty.

Toni Stone, first female baseball pro, feted in new staging of play from Lydia Diamond

A 2019 play on a quintessential sports pioneer—and Black Catholic—has returned to in-person status after a brief delay due to COVID-19.

Frt. Carl Gales, SVD nears ordination, professing final vows Saturday

An African-American seminarian with the Society of the Divine Word is taking perpetual vows on Saturday, signaling a soon-coming ordination to the priesthood.

Bishop Cheri to celebrate Mass this weekend in Atlanta area following evacuation from New Orleans

The auxiliary bishop of New Orleans, Fernand Cheri III, OFM, will say Mass in the Archdiocese of Atlanta this weekend, following a stop in Montgomery last Sunday.
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