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Pro-life advocates are seen near the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 1, 2021.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
Gloria Purvis
Gloria Purvis and Cherilyn Holloway, the founder of Pro-Black Pro-Life, discuss how the voices of Black people are often overlooked or tokenized within the pro-life movement.
Worshippers exchange the sign of peace during a Mass in celebration of Black History Month at the Immaculate Conception Center in Queens, N.Y., on Feb. 19, 2017. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)
FaithLast Take
Josephine Garrett, C.S.F.N.
One of the best ways to celebrate Black History Month this February, in my opinion, is to cease to covet order and negative peace that is the fruit of tolerated injustice.
Sidney Poitier places his hands in wet cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on June 23, 1967. Poitier, the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance, died on Jan. 6. He was 94. (AP Photo/File)
Arts & CultureFilm
John Anderson
Sidney Poitier’s abilities as an actor were subtle, even spiritual. They were about soul. Not his. Ours.
“Mama,” a painting by iconographer Kelly Latimore, was stolen from the Catholic University of America.
Gloria Purvis
Some derided the art as contemptuous of God and sacrilegious. What did artist Kelly Latimore intend to convey with the image? Is the picture meant to be a deification of George Floyd?
Brandon Micheal Hall, LaChanze and Chuck Cooper in Roundabout Theatre Company's “Trouble in Mind” (photo: Joan Marcus)
Arts & CultureTheater
Rob Weinert-Kendt
Can Black writers flourish in a marketplace dictated by white tastes?
Politics & SocietyNews
Jack Jenkins - Religion News Service
A second painting of Jesus and his mother, Mary, in which Jesus is widely thought to be depicted as George Floyd, has been stolen from the walls of the Catholic University of America’s law school.