Culture

Total 34 Posts

Opinion: We should celebrate Kwanzaa. (The Bible tells us so.)

Fr Nnaemeka Ali, OMI continues his discussion of Kwanzaa, arguing that it makes Biblical sense to join in the cultural celebrations of the marginalized.

Dr. Nicole Symmonds selected for Sacred Writes fellowship with National Catholic Reporter

A Black Catholic scholar out of Georgia will soon be writing on pop culture for the nation's progressive independent Catholic newspaper.

Diddy's charter school relocating to former All Saints Church in Harlem

A near-billionaire (and Catholic-raised) rapper has made a deal to acquire use of a historic Black parish in NYC for his growing charter school.

Opinion: Black Catholics ended slavery, tackled Jim Crow, fought abuse, and saved America

Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.

Daniel Rudd, founder of first Black Catholic newspaper and Colored Catholic Congress, to receive memorial marker in Ohio on December 5th

A year after receiving a historical marker in his Kentucky hometown, Daniel Rudd is getting another in the city where his activism and career began.

Black Catholic institutions begin recovery after Hurrican Ida

As the nation begins its recovery from Hurricane Ida, challenging news is emerging from institutions connected to Black Catholicism in Southeastern Louisiana

Documentary on Clementine Hunter making local TV debut tonight

A famed Black Catholic painter from Louisiana is making her small screen debut tonight, as a short documentary on her life and work airs on PBS in Louisiana.
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