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'I do not feel welcome at all': One Black Catholic student's experience in a Colorado Springs Catholic high school

A high schooler in Colorado's second-largest city is facing an uphill battle against racism, but has recently entered the national Black Catholic consciousness as a young voice for truth.

55 days at LSU: the A. P. Tureaud, Jr. story

Most Americans have heard of A. P. Tureaud Sr., the famous Black Catholic lawyer who worked to end desegregation. Fewer have heard of his son, a Civil Rights pioneer in his own right.

Kolt Kodesh: the newest face in Catholic hip-hop

What happens when a Black Christian rapper from South Jersey sees the light and swims the Tiber? Perhaps the beginnings of a Catholic hip-hop revolution.

Black Catholic wins Goldman Environmental Prize

The world's top environmental prize has gone to a Black Catholic in St. James Parish, Louisiana, an area beset by cancer risks from loosely regulated chemical plants.

Celebrity chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. has the sauce

Winner of the 4th season of Food Network Star in 2008, Aaron McCargo sits down with Harlan McCarthy to talk food, faith, and finding your way in a wicked world.

Amanda Gorman continues with historic firsts during National Poetry Month

Amanda Gorman, Black Catholic poet par excellence, continues to shine as her successes expand from poetry into literature and fasion all at once.

MOSAIC Soul enlivening the vocal music scene of Chicago—from a Black Catholic HQ

A new musical group in Chicago, led by a Black Catholic co-founder and fueled by local connections, is set to release its debut album on Sunday.
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