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XULA moves on in baseball playoffs after downing Crowley's Ridge 16-5

The nation's Catholic HBCU stays alive in its baseball playoff tournament, defeating a listless opponent and setting up a rematch with Fisher, who defeated XULA in the first round.

Black Catholic lawmaker throws support behind transgender sports bill

After his bill to improve schools in Houston gets shot down by his own party, a Texas state legislator moves to support a bid regulating trans children in sports.

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.

Diocese of Beaumont names Black woman to head Catholic schools

Catholics in one South Texas diocese will soon welcome a new face to the upper echelons of their Catholic school administration: a Black Catholic woman with quite a resume.

Accused African priest in New Orleans countersues alleged victim

The pastor of St Peter Claver in New Orleans, who has been on leave since the revelation of an abuse allegation in January, has responded with a lawsuit of his own.

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.
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