Culture

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Review: "Take Me to the River: New Orleans", an unintentionally Black Catholic music documentary

A limited-release music doc showcases the Crescent City's musical legacy, including Black Catholics who've dominated the scene for decades.

National Black Catholic Men's Conference set for October in Indy

The National Black Catholic Men’s Conference has returned to in-person status for 2022, scheduled for October 13-16th in Indianapolis, Indiana. The annual event run by the Bowman-Francis Ministry from the Society of the Divine Word is now in its 19th year, and will be held at the JW Marriott

'Personal passion for HBCUs overshadowed support for the school mission': Black teacher abruptly fired from Georgia Catholic school

Controversy has erupted online and elsewhere after a Black Catholic teacher in Georgia revealed he was fired from a Jesuit school near Atlanta in part for promoting Black culture.

Review: 'Fat Luther, Slim Pickin's' a must-read on Black Catholic culture, resilience, and faith

A new book from Ave Maria Press highlights the experiences of Black Catholics from the perspectives of two Black Catholics in the heart of the Midwest.

Kobe Bryant estate ends dispute with Nike, announces new partnership

The second-largest apparel company in the world will once again begin producing apparel featuring the name and likeness of Kobe Bryant, after a year of halted production.

Catholic-raised Jon Batiste tops all with five wins at the 2022 Grammys—including Album of the Year

New Orleans' own held it down for the city, nabbing more Grammys this year than any other—and winning the night's top award.

From Cocky to Keels to Cooley: Black Catholic storylines in March Madness' second weekend

Cinderellas, mid-majors, and blue bloods alike are supplying interesting Sweet Sixteen matchups this year involving Catholic schools, players, and coaches.
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