Interviews

Total 19 Posts

'We're engaged in a battle': Part 3 of interview with Keith 'Bomani Shakur' Lamar, scheduled for execution in 2023

A death row inmate in Cleveland explains how supporters can help him advocate for his life and prevent the cycle of desperation in the community.

'There was a plan set in motion to re-enslave': Part 2 of interview with death row inmate-activist Keith Lamar

Keith 'Bomani Shakur' Lamar imparts wisdom on mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, and literacy in the Black community—prisons included.

'It can be devastating, if you stop moving': Interview with Keith 'Bomani' Lamar, death row inmate sentenced for 1993 prison riot (part 1)

Keith Lamar, a Black Clevelander sentenced to death for a prison riot he says he had nothing to do with, tells his story to Alessandra Harris.

Interview: Fr Amado Picardal, CSsR, faithful witness amidst state violence in the Philippines

Zuri Davis shares an interview from 2019 with a peaceful freedom fighter overseas who is also a Redemptorist priest and hermit.

'Black Saints Matter': Caribbean artist highlighting Black saints with original artwork, upcoming graphic novels

A new set of Black saint icons is taking the web by storm, and the creator is ramping up for a set of graphic novels highlighting the diaspora's finest.

Interview: Deanna Witkowski talks jazz, Mass, Jazz Mass, and her new book on Mary Lou Williams

The latest entry in Liturgical Press' "People of God" biography series covers a legendary Black Catholic jazz artist and liturgist. The author tells all.

55 days at LSU: the A. P. Tureaud, Jr. story

Most Americans have heard of A. P. Tureaud Sr., the famous Black Catholic lawyer who worked to end desegregation. Fewer have heard of his son, a Civil Rights pioneer in his own right.
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