Alessandra Harris is a Black Catholic author, wife and mother of four. She holds degrees in comparative religious studies and Middle East studies, and is a co-founder of Black Catholic Messenger.

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Alessandra Harris
While American Catholics today would unequivocally condemn the institution of slavery and Jim Crow segregation, most do not see or work against one of its most prominent present-day manifestations: mass incarceration.