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'We're engaged in a battle': Part 3 of interview with Keith 'Bomani Shakur' Lamar, scheduled for execution in 2023

A death row inmate in Cleveland explains how supporters can help him advocate for his life and prevent the cycle of desperation in the community.

'There was a plan set in motion to re-enslave': Part 2 of interview with death row inmate-activist Keith Lamar

Keith 'Bomani Shakur' Lamar imparts wisdom on mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, and literacy in the Black community—prisons included.

'It can be devastating, if you stop moving': Interview with Keith 'Bomani' Lamar, death row inmate sentenced for 1993 prison riot (part 1)

Keith Lamar, a Black Clevelander sentenced to death for a prison riot he says he had nothing to do with, tells his story to Alessandra Harris.

Opinion: Climate change is a Black Catholic issue, too

Ahead of the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow, Alessandra Harris argues that climate change is a matter of racism, faith, and action.

Interview: Fr Amado Picardal, CSsR, faithful witness amidst state violence in the Philippines

Zuri Davis shares an interview from 2019 with a peaceful freedom fighter overseas who is also a Redemptorist priest and hermit.

Statement from the National Association of Black Catholic Administrators on abuse of Haitian migrants

The nation's diocesan Black Catholic ministry directors lament the ongoing border crisis with Haitian migrants, and the dehumanizing response.

Pope Francis petitions Missouri governor for clemency in Ernest Johnson execution case

The Holy Father has spoken through his US emissary to request that the governor of Missouri commute the death sentence of an intellectually disabled inmate.
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