Slavery

Total 10 Posts

Opinion: What to the slave is George Washington's Mount Vernon?

Gunnar Gundersen visits one of the most famous historical sites in American history. It's also a slave plantation.

Canonical coronation set for Oct. 10th in St Augustine, oldest US city and cradle of Black Catholicism

The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the oldest shrine in America—and in its oldest city—will receive the Pope's highest honor next month.

Reflection: 'In The Heights' and Afro-Latino erasure

Lin Manuel-Miranda's latest is stirring up controversy on the silver screen, occasioning an explanatory reflection from BCM's resident Afro-Latino, Gunnar Gundersen.

Where to stream a Catholic Juneteenth event

Alongside the newly cemented federal holiday of Juneteenth, the tradition of Catholic Juneteenth events continues. Come and see.

Dr. Clint Smith III's "How the Word Is Passed" tops NYT Bestseller List

A Black Catholic has topped the nation's premier bestseller list with a book on the deep history of chattel slavery in the United States.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: slaveholding saint?

Last month's conference for US Catholic educators brought resources and camaraderie aplenty, but one event during the pre-conference included a claim that might turn heads.

GU272 descendants hosting town hall tonight to discuss Jesuit deal

Descendants of Jesuit-enslaved African Americans are hosting a town hall tonight to speak out against alleged mishandling of the the negotiations behind the Jesuits' new deal(s).
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