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Samuel L. Jackson and John David Washington in ”The Piano Lesson” (photo: Julieta Cervantes)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
‘Death of a Salesman,’ ‘The Piano Lesson’ and ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ showcase the strivings for Black economic independence and self-determination.
seven college students in regular clothes stand in front of a graffiti mural of george floyd with his face and name, in minneapolis
FaithFaith in Focus
Renée Darline Roden
Modern Catholic Pilgrim, the company organizing these pilgrimages, aims to reform the culture of the American Church—and even secular society—through the spiritual practices of hospitality and pilgrimage.
A water main break in January 2015 snarls streets in Lower Manhattan. iStock photo.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
America Staff
U.S. municipal water and wastewater systems are buckling after decades of neglect.
The Gloria Purvis Podcast
Fr. Josh Johnson and Gloria Purvis talk about how our Christian discipleship must involve actively bridging racial divides, so that our lives on earth might more closely reflect God’s heavenly vision as described in holy Scripture.
Jeremy Myers, left, of the Aids Healthcare Foundation delivers water to Shaun Brown in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. A recent flood worsened Jackson's longstanding water system problems. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
America’s water systems have been neglected and underfunded for decades. Jackson, Miss., and other mostly Black communities are among the first to face the consequences.
Anna Capizzi - Catholic News Service
A new documentary on Sister Thea Bowman shines a light on her life and work as an advocate for racial justice and intercultural understanding.