Health

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Opinion: Overturning Roe demands a commitment to Black women's health

In the new post-Roe world, political divisions must be overcome to address the disproportionate health needs of Black women, says Briana Jansky.

Sam Smith, former basketball pro, dies at 79 amidst NBA pension controversy

For years, the NBA has refused retirement benefits to former ABA players, despite the two leagues merging in 1976. The latest to die was a Black Catholic.

Opinion: Interracial marriage, autism, and the value of diversity

Daniel Jansky on how he came to accept his autism diagnosis, repudiate racism, discover the Catholic Church, and marry an African American.

Review: 'Father Stu' gives Catholicism a fair shake, despite flaws

Hollywood's newest Catholic offering is a story filled with inspiration and faith, but also question marks and even more questionable real-life actors.

Xavier University of Louisiana announces plans for medical school

The nation's Catholic HBCU has announced plans for a graduate medical school, following decades of producing more Black doctors than any school in the country.

Excerpt: 'A journey of hope' in the life of a Black Jesuit

Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ narrates his experience as a seminary student struggling against racism—all while navigating life as a Jesuit and as a Black Catholic new to America.

Cancer Alley activist Sharon Lavigne to receive Laetare Medal

In May, the nation's best-known Black Catholic activist will receive the highest honor awarded to US Catholics, the latest honor for her advocacy against environmental racism.
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