In Memoriam

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'He came to my home': a poem (ft. Henry Hampton)

As the 1987 Civil Rights doc "Eyes on the Prize" airs and streams for a limited time on PBS, a poem from a former classmate of Henry Hampton, Jr., the series' creator.

Memorial scholarship in honor of Sgt Walter V. Springs re-established at Regis University

The almost forgotten story of a Black Catholic army sergeant murdered by a fellow serviceman is gaining new life in the form of a revived scholarship at his Jesuit alma mater.

Lafayette's Fr Jason Mouton passes away

A Black priest in Southwest Louisiana has died at the age of 56, leaving behind a legacy of initiative, scholarship, and faith.

Kobe Bryant being inducted into Hall of Fame later today

Kobe Bean Bryant, perhaps the greatest basketball player of all time, will be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame today in one of the most prolific induction classes of all time.

Reflection: The Gospel according to DMX

Few artists are as associated with the streets and the Church as explicitly as DMX. In the wake of his tragic death, his faith witness is highlighted by Gunnar Gundersen.

Kenneth W. Louis to be honored in free virtual concert and workshop Saturday, March 13th

The late great Kenneth Louis will receive his flowers in Heaven from his friends and colleagues on Earth, in a virtual event broadcast from San Antonio.

Tributes to Kenneth W. Louis, a Black Catholic musical giant gone too soon

One of several Black Catholic giants lost last year, Kenneth Wayne Louis was a liturgist par excellence. He is remembered here by a few who knew him well.
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