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A new docu-drama on HBOMax incisively analyzes the history of global colonialism and genocide from a Black lens—though Catholicism gets a bit of a side-eye.
A new film seeking to highlight a meeting of the Black minds in the mid-1960s manages to get across a message of Black freedom—even if at the expense of depth.
A new 4-hour documentary from TV's favorite Black historian aims to explain Black Christianity. More time, or perhaps more expertise, would've gone a long way.
Sam Levinson's new film attempts to tell a heavy story through Black characters, but his racial biases and personal grudges come through heavier still.
Henriette Delille overcame multiple bishops to found the second Black religious order in the US in 1837. You wouldn't know it from reading Michael Heinlein's new Black saints book, though.
The new (and first) book covering the 6 Black Catholics on the path to sainthood gives an interesting take on Venerable Pierre Toussaint in its first chapter.