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From Cocky to Keels to Cooley: Black Catholic storylines in March Madness' second weekend

Cinderellas, mid-majors, and blue bloods alike are supplying interesting Sweet Sixteen matchups this year involving Catholic schools, players, and coaches.

New fellowship at Villanova honors pioneering Black nun

The first Black nun to head a Catholic parish is now the namesake of a graduate student fellowship at her alma mater.

Norfolk's 'Black basilica' celebrating 30th elevation anniversary this week

One of the nation's oldest Black parishes is celebrating its longstanding recognition as a historic church and national landmark—as well as its patronal feast.

Opinion: Black Catholics ended slavery, tackled Jim Crow, fought abuse, and saved America

Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.

A Black Catholic literary classic has become a flashpoint in Virginia's governor race. But why?

Toni Morrison, who died in 2019, is best known for her novel "Beloved", released in 1987. Today, the best-selling work is under attack in Old Dominion.

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.
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