Lil Wayne pulls from this rich tradition of Black death celebration while dismissing the social conditions that forged it.
Black Catholics in the United States are commenting on what they hope will happen in the church and as well as society as a whole as a result of the recent racial unrest and protests.
The recent racial unrest has special poignancy for Black Catholics, who wish and work for change not only in American society, but in the Catholic Church as well.
Having been raised in mostly Black churches, Tevin Williams found and embraced Catholicism. But he writes that the church must make it a priority to address racism.
In the wake of George Floyd's murder, Black Catholics are making their voices heard for racial and social justice in the United States.