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National fundraising day for New Orleans' St Augustine High School kicks off Tuesday

Give Purple Day, the annual fundraiser for New Orleans' historic Black Catholic all-boys high school, aims to raise $650,000.

'Personal passion for HBCUs overshadowed support for the school mission': Black teacher abruptly fired from Georgia Catholic school

Controversy has erupted online and elsewhere after a Black Catholic teacher in Georgia revealed he was fired from a Jesuit school near Atlanta in part for promoting Black culture.

Opinion: 'Abbot Elementary' models Black excellence in education

Efran Menny shows how a hit new show on ABC subtly illustrates how Black teachers and administrators can lead by example in an increasingly fraught educational context.

1 killed, 2 injured in shooting at Xavier University of Louisiana on Tuesday

NEW ORLEANS — A grandmother of 15 was shot and killed outside of a graduation ceremony Tuesday morning at Xavier University of Louisiana, the nation’s Catholic HBCU, the latest in a string of deadly shootings around the country. Two other victims were injured in the incident, which occurred near XULA’

African-American Josephite seminarian receiving ministry of acolyte on Saturday

Br Cursey "CJ" Calais, SSJ is nearing the completion of his formation as a religious brother, marked by two ceremonies this weekend in DC.

Fr Joseph A. Brown, SJ being honored this weekend at Sankofa symposium in Illinois

A Black priest and scholar of African-American culture is being feted with a 3-day symposium and endowed scholarship honoring his multifaceted ministerial and teaching career.

Tuition-free Black Catholic girls school fundraising, celebrating silver jubilee Saturday

This Saturday, the Washington School for Girls will celebrate 25 years of educating Black girls in DC. They're also raising $1M for the future.
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