Celebrities

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Amanda Gorman tops NYT Bestseller list yet again with 'Call Us What We Carry'

The star Black Catholic poet is making headlines once again, topping the nation's premier bestseller chart for the third time this year.

Simone Biles named Time's 2021 Athlete the Year

The nation's favorite Black Catholic gymnast is being honored yet again, following her mental health advocacy and Olympic triumph in 2021.

St Brigid Catholic Church—social justice hub and home parish of Amanda Gorman—celebrating centennial this weekend

A nationally-known Black parish in Los Angeles is making 100 this weekend, with the festivities including a Black bishop, a street renaming, and history aplenty.

Reflection: Too few people recognize the contributions of Black Catholics—from Toni Morrison to Homer Plessy

Nadra Nittle is a Protestant concerned with the neglect of Black people in Catholic histories. Read why she wrote a new book on Toni Morrison.

"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.

Derek Jeter inducted into the Hall of Fame

The famed MLB slugger, fielder, and Black Catholic was inducted into baseball's hall of fame last week, cementing his legacy and inspiring his countless fans.

Josephine Baker to enter French Pantheon

One of America's earliest Black expat celebrities—and one of its fiercest activists—will receive France's highest burial honor this Fall.
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