Poverty

Total 13 Posts

Opinion: 4 economic policies families need in a world without Roe

Roe is no more, but all will suffer without a commitment to post-birth family support mechanisms, says Efran Menny.

Opinion: 'Abbot Elementary' models Black excellence in education

Efran Menny shows how a hit new show on ABC subtly illustrates how Black teachers and administrators can lead by example in an increasingly fraught educational context.

Tuition-free Black Catholic girls school fundraising, celebrating silver jubilee Saturday

This Saturday, the Washington School for Girls will celebrate 25 years of educating Black girls in DC. They're also raising $1M for the future.

Explainer: Heart of Mary Catholic School in Mobile, Alabama to remain open

One of the nation's most historic Black Catholic schools has been saved by a team of alumni who have raised nearly half a million dollars since January.

Cancer Alley activist Sharon Lavigne to receive Laetare Medal

In May, the nation's best-known Black Catholic activist will receive the highest honor awarded to US Catholics, the latest honor for her advocacy against environmental racism.

Sister Thea Bowman Foundation seeks scholarship applicants, partners

Applications are open for a scholarship program supporting African-American high schoolers transitioning to higher education at Catholic schools.

Reflection: St Joseph the Black, pray for us

An editorial reflection from Nate Tinner-Williams links the father of Jesus to the experience of African Americans in a strange land.
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