An employee wrapped in a blanket talks to a police officer after she was evacuated at a FedEx distribution center where a package exploded on March 20, 2018, in Schertz, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Paul Stinson March 20, 2018
In their joint statement, the Texas bishops echoed Chief Manley’s appeal to the community. “We ask all people in our dioceses to remain vigilant, and to pray and work for peace,” the bishops said.
A Chinese comedy sketch broadcast on state media showing an Asian woman with her face blacked up has drawn accusations of racism. The skit was shown on state broadcaster CCTV on Feb. 16 and depicted the opening of a Chinese-built high-speed rail in Kenya. (CCTV via AP)
Verna Yu February 27, 2018
To viewers aware of racism and the unpleasant history of colonialism, the sketch “Joy Together” was full of offensive content.
Unlike the 1968 findings, the new report includes input from African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans and women who are scholars and offer their own recommendations.
Daniel José Camacho February 22, 2018
"Black Panther" is an Afrofuturistic superhero film set in the fictional nation of Wakanda.
Antonio De Loera-Brust February 20, 2018
When I played hockey, other players of color were few and far between.
Father Michael Carson, assistant director of Native American Affairs at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
"Today, Indians are the poorest of all American ethnic groups," said Father Michael Carson, a Choctaw Indian who is assistant director of Native American affairs for the U.S. bishops' Secretariat for Cultural Diversity in the Church.