Race

Politics & Society Short Take
Anthea ButlerDecember 14, 2017
Black women cannot be expected to continue to save white people from the poor choices they make.
In this Aug. 23, 2017, file photo, Barbara Butler, accompanied by her husband Phillip, speaks during a news conference at their attorney's office in Washington. Four decades after a Catholic priest who was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan burned a cross on the couple's lawn, he finally wrote them an apology. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
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Associated PressDecember 11, 2017
Aitcheson wrote in a recent essay that the violence at the deadly white nationalist really in Charlottesville in August made him think about his actions with the Ku Klux Klan.
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Ashley McKinlessDecember 01, 2017
The story of the church, in the United States—past, present and future—is the story of black Catholics.
Renisha Malik carries incense in the opening procession of a Feb. 26 service celebrating the annual African-American Heritage Month at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Catholic New World)
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Ashley McKinlessDecember 01, 2017
The story of the church, in the United States—past, present and future—is the story of black Catholics.
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Faith Faith in Focus
Shannen Dee WilliamsNovember 22, 2017
On Nov. 11, the Catholic Church lost a moral titan in the long struggle for racial equality and justice in the United States.