Celebrities

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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.

Amid family dispute, Aaliyah's later albums come to streaming for the first time

A late Black Catholic R&B singer's monumental body of work is available on modern platforms for the first time in decades.

Black Catholics go 1-2 in men's 200m final

Both the gold and silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics' long sprint went to Black Catholics—one from the Canada, and the other from the United States.

Simone Biles returns for final individual event, takes bronze

Simone Biles returned from her extended mental health break, taking bronze in the women's balance beam final to end her Tokyo Olympic run.

Simone Biles drops individual all-around event from Olympic schedule

Following a scary fall and scarier medical uncertainty in Tokyo, Simone Biles is stepping away from the mat to stabilize herself mentally.

Vanessa Williams to host PBS Independence Day concert, sing Black National Anthem

Tonight's July 4th celebration at the National Mall will feature a number of Black Catholics, including one of the most outspoken on justice issues.
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