Arts & Culture

Robert MacDougall in “Boys State” (photo: A24) 
Ryan Di Corpo August 14, 2020
In a new award-winning documentary about Texas Boys State, democracy is fraught with conflict.
Kevin Spinale August 14, 2020
Kevin Spinale, S.J., offers his initial thoughts on John Howard Griffin's ‘Black Like Me,’ the latest selection of the Catholic Book Club.
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America Staff August 07, 2020
These stories remind us that while the fight for justice is never over, individuals can make a difference, often with the help of their faith.
A residence hall formerly named for Flannery O'Connor at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore is seen in this undated photo. It is being renamed for Sister Thea Bowman. (CNS photo/courtesy Loyola University Maryland via Catholic Review) 
Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, a former Loyola professor, is spearheading an effort for the university to reconsider its decision.
John Dougherty July 31, 2020
For young Catholics, puberty can feel like a minefield where one wrong sexually-charged step could have everlasting consequences.
This cover image released by Republic Records shows “Folklore," the eighth record by Taylor Swift. (Republic Records via AP)
Eric Immel, S.J. July 28, 2020
Let this album make you feel something and, maybe, come alive again.