Racism

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Commentary: The story of Homer Plessy, a recently-pardoned Black Catholic hero

Homer Plessy was pardoned earlier this month for his crime of boarding a Whites-only streetcar 130 years ago. His legacy lives on in more ways than one.

Black religious sisters release new voting rights statement alongside LCWR

The National Black Sisters' Conference has once again spoken out in support of voting rights protections currently stalled in the Senate.

Commentary: Guadalupe Radio Network show disparaging Martin Luther King Jr. 'reprehensible'

EWTN's largest radio affiliate continues to promote David L. Gray, an ultraconservative Black commentator who last week said MLK Masses should not be allowed. Alessandra Harris responds.

Reflection: African Americans are the Church's forgotten Gentiles

Efran Menny finds the Black Catholic struggle—and hope—in the story of Cornelius, the topic of last Sunday's Mass readings.

Review: Amanda Gorman's 'Call Us What We Carry' is a subtly Black Catholic masterpiece

Amanda Gorman's latest book of poetry has topped charts and wowed readers since its release in early December. Gunnar Gundersen digs deep in his review.

Opinion: The USCCB's silence on the Capitol riot anniversary was deafening

Alessandra Harris argues that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops owed the faithful more than nothing on the anniversary of the January 6th attack.

Reflection: Sidney Poitier and the right to be respected

Zuri Davis exposits the anti-racist work and legacy of the first Black man to win acting's highest honor, who died last week at the age of 94.
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