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Nightmare third inning dooms XULA in first game of double-elimination playoffs

XULA, in its first season of baseball after several decades away, succumbs to the bats of Boston's Fisher College in the first round of double-elimination playoffs.

Chaka Khan to be honored next month at National Museum of African American Music

A brand-new Black music museum in Nashville is continuing its annual awards ceremony and benefit concert, this year including a few Black Catholics among its honorees.

LSU names first-ever Black president—a Catholic

Bill Tate has been named president of LSU, the fruit of a grueling 17-month search overshadowed to date by the school's ongoing sex scandal(s) stemming from its football program.

Louisiana Civil Rights Trail begins unveiling historical markers, Black Catholic history

Black Catholics pepper Louisiana's new Civil Rights Trail listings, and the first to receive a physical marker was none other than Leah Chase.

Four-part Claude McKay seminar set for next month

Next month will bring an extensive series looking into a long-lost novel from one of Black history's most famous Catholic converts.

'Yasuke', anime on Black samurai under Jesuits in Japan, premieres tomorrow on Netflix

Though a live-action depiction is on the rocks, the story of the 16th-century Black samurai Yasuke is a-go for Netflix, available starting tomorrow.

Reflection: Solidarity in Dostoevsky and Melville

Jeffrey Wald traces out the principles of true compassion and brotherly love in the "The Brothers Karamazov" and "Benito Cereno", linking them to modern America.
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