Haitian Americans

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Pierre Toussaint Boulevard now stands in Brooklyn

The Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn now can boast of a Black Catholic saint among their geographical markers: behold, Pierre Toussaint Blvd.

National Parks Week for Black Catholics: The essential list

As the government encourages us to get out and enjoy our public parks, BCM provides an international list of venues connected to Black Catholics of old.

Black Catholic boulevard coming to NYC Sunday, honoring Pierre Toussaint

A NYC City Council member is partnering with the Brooklyn Diocese to name a street after Pierre Toussaint, a Black Catholic saint legendary for his charity work in the area.

Black Catholic founder's day: an interview with Chicago's DuSable Heritage Association

The DuSable Heritage Association has been fighting for the legacy of their namesake, Chicago's founding settler, for over two decades. A good fight, indeed.

Review: 'Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood' (part 1)

The new (and first) book covering the 6 Black Catholics on the path to sainthood gives an interesting take on Venerable Pierre Toussaint in its first chapter.
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