Catholic News Service August 08, 2019
“This evil affects everyone, and all communities are affected by racism,” said Bishop Shelton J. Fabre.
Visitors view a portrait of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, painted by the artist Robert McCurdy, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature, died Monday at age 88.
Our readers August 08, 2019
‘Who else has written so keenly and movingly about hope, evil, endurance, pain, greed, transcendence, all the things that make us human?’
Tia Noelle Pratt August 06, 2019
Morrison’s work conveyed the pain, sacrifice and trauma that exemplifies so much of the African-American experience.
Shannen Dee Williams August 06, 2019
Black Catholics have been at the forefront of the push to get the Vatican to confront the church’s racist past and present.
Da’Shawn Mosley July 26, 2019
The Museum of the Bible’s colorful exhibit features a copy of the Scriptures given to enslaved Africans in British colonies in the 19th century as a way to convert them to the Christian faith.
Nyasha Junior July 26, 2019
Cyntoia Brown was 16 years old when she was charged as an adult and convicted of premeditated first-degree murder, felony murder and “especially aggravated robbery.”