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Opinion: The intertwined wisdom of Augustine, Plato, and King

Bishop Robert Barron's latest post concerning Black America pitted MLK against affirmative action and "equality of outcome". Here, Cory Frontin responds.

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.

New Orleans close to finalizing several Black Catholic street renamings

New Orleans' City Council Street Renaming Commission has given its final recommendations for replacing racist figures enshrined in the city's public works.

Black Catholic pilgrimage set for Sunday in Minneapolis

Will Peterson, founder of Modern Catholic Pilgrim, details this weekend's event in Minneapolis commemorating a Black parish torn apart by racist city planning.

XULA baseball returns today after six decades away

Xavier University of Louisiana has brought its baseball program back from the dead, taking the field for the first time since the Civil Rights Movement.

Black Catholic Round-up (2/22/2021)

The latest edition of the #BlackCatholicRoundup features the new Pew study on Black religion, St Julia Greeley, Fr Clarence Rivers, a bevy of history pieces, and more.

Opinion: 'Black Church' doc from Henry Louis Gates chooses spectacle over accuracy

A new 4-hour documentary from TV's favorite Black historian aims to explain Black Christianity. More time, or perhaps more expertise, would've gone a long way.
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