Arts

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Chaka Khan to be honored next month at National Museum of African American Music

A brand-new Black music museum in Nashville is continuing its annual awards ceremony and benefit concert, this year including a few Black Catholics among its honorees.

Four-part Claude McKay seminar set for next month

Next month will bring an extensive series looking into a long-lost novel from one of Black history's most famous Catholic converts.

'PURE': a poem

Melissa Menny puts to meter the experience of a Black Catholic in an era of social unrest, sexist status quos, and clerical compromise.

'Yasuke', anime on Black samurai under Jesuits in Japan, premieres tomorrow on Netflix

Though a live-action depiction is on the rocks, the story of the 16th-century Black samurai Yasuke is a-go for Netflix, available starting tomorrow.

Reflection: Solidarity in Dostoevsky and Melville

Jeffrey Wald traces out the principles of true compassion and brotherly love in the "The Brothers Karamazov" and "Benito Cereno", linking them to modern America.

Jon Batiste wins again, this time at the Oscars

Proud Purple Knights Jon Batiste has done it again, taking home an Oscar for his work on the year's best animated film, whose main character's jazzy fingers—and tunes—were largely his own.

National Parks Week for Black Catholics: The essential list

As the government encourages us to get out and enjoy our public parks, BCM provides an international list of venues connected to Black Catholics of old.
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