Civil Rights

Olga Segura February 01, 2019
The Black Lives Matter movement has grown to become the first major racial justice movement in the United States since the civil rights movement of the 1950s and ’60s.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. (iStock/AndreyKrav)
During African-American History Month, we should embrace the radical Dr. King, who focused on the “triple American evils of racism, materialism and militarism.”
Emma Winters January 07, 2019
The new documentary ‘Hesburgh’ highlights stories of bridge building by the legendary university president
Benjamin Ivry October 05, 2018
Karen J. Johnson focuses on the minority of white Catholics who felt that racial equality was a moral and religious, not merely political, issue.
John LaFarge, S.J. August 28, 2018
On Aug. 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. America editor John LaFarge, S.J., was there.
(iStock/Sarinyapinngam)
Donald Kerwin August 06, 2018
Attempting to end birthright citizenship would be disastrous for a nation whose success has turned on its ability to incorporate immigrants.