#BlackHistoryMonth

Total 24 Posts

Reflection: Black History Month is a time to love ourselves and champion excellence

Tevin Williams, a young Black Catholic in New York City, reflects on Black History Month and the need for a continued focus on resilience and achievement.

Interview: Fr Anthony "Amde" Hamilton, Creole poet and rap founder turned Oriental Orthodox priest

A sit-down with one of the first rappers in history, a Catholic-raised Creole with strong Louisiana roots and a bone to pick with the powers that be.

'We are a gift to this country': Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrates annual Black History Month Mass for Brooklyn Diocese

The nation's Black cardinal crossed state lines this week to fete the faithful of Queens and Brooklyn, where he celebrated the annual Mass of Thanksgiving for Black History Month.

BHM Editorial: With Blackness still under assault, the Church cannot remain silent.

The official Black History Month statement from the editorial board of Black Catholic Messenger.

Reflection: Black Catholics should see Malcolm X as 'a hero'

Gunnar Gundersen reflects on the witness of Malcolm X as a fiercely pro-Black advocate who was once honored as such by a future Catholic saint.

Black Catholics reflect on racism and resistance in webinar from Knights of Peter Claver

A cross-section of Black Catholic leaders met on Saturday to discuss the ongoing struggle against racism in and outside the Catholic Church.

Annual gala honoring Chicago's Black Catholic founder set for March 5th

A Chicago public park in honor of Jean Baptiste Point DuSable was announced 35 years ago. It is still yet to come, and a local nonprofit aims to be the change.
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