Race

Faith Last Take
Mary C. CurtisOctober 18, 2017
The Catholic Church in the United States is being transformed by its black and brown parishioners, whose numbers and voices are rising.
Politics & Society Explainer
J.D. Long-GarcíaOctober 12, 2017
For National Hispanic Heritage month, we ask: Do you prefer “Hispanic” or “Latino”?
Josh Gad, Chadwick Bosman and Sterling K. Brown in 'Marshall' (Open Road Films)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonOctober 12, 2017
He might get a shotgun escort when he leaves town, but Thurgood Marshall is the Lone Ranger of civil rights.
U.S. President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington on January 12, 2016. (CNS photo/Evan Vucci, Pool via Reuters)
Arts & Culture Books
Antonio De Loera-BrustOctober 12, 2017
‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ is a sort of “I told you so,” though Coates takes little pleasure in having to say it.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Jim McDermottOctober 06, 2017
“Celebrating Columbus Day does not honor their story and their struggle and their history; it insults it.”
Politics & Society Features
Andrew LenoirOctober 03, 2017
In his position, others might have begun to hate the world. Instead, Thomas Merton found he could not leave it alone.