Slavery

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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).

(Free, virtual) Georgetown slavery conference underway, amidst controversy

In honor of the 159th anniversary of emancipation in DC, Georgetown is hosting a conference interrogating US slavery—especially its Catholic practitioners.

GU272 descendants speak out against Jesuits' new deal

The Jesuits have announced a fundraising pledge to correct the legacy of slavery in the US and in their order. Some descendants say it was ill-advised and out of order.

Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary to host webinar on modern slavery

The largest Black Catholic organization in the country is hosting a town hall exposing the evils of human trafficking, and its impact in our own backyards.
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