Politics & Society Last TakeOlga SeguraMay 29, 2020
Black and brown Americans continue to speak out against police misconduct and pervasive racism across the United States, writes Olga Segura. The church has an opportunity to show that it is listening.
Arts & Culture BooksOlga SeguraApril 24, 2020
Thomas Chatterton Williams, a fierce critic of identity politics, urges readers to move beyond a black-white binary in discussing or thinking about race in the United States.
Faith News Analysis
I reached out to every U.S. diocese. Here are the ones implementing the 2018 pastoral letter on racism.Olga SeguraNovember 21, 2019
I reached out by email to every diocese in the country and asked: Has your diocese started any new initiatives based on the 2018 pastoral letter on racism published by the U.S.C.C.B?
Faith Short TakeOlga SeguraSeptember 27, 2019
The U.S. Catholic Church still has work to do toward racial reconciliation, writes America associate editor Olga Segura, and this summer’s 1619 Project in The New York Times provides a template worth considering.
Arts & Culture BooksOlga SeguraSeptember 13, 2019
"Dominicana" tells the story of 15-year-old Ana Canción.
Arts & Culture TelevisionOlga SeguraAugust 16, 2019
“Yo Soy Taino” offers a brief and necessary look into the complicated history between the United States and Puerto Rico.
Politics & Society NewsOlga SeguraJune 19, 2019
In Washington on June 19, House members held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States.
Faith JesuiticalOlga SeguraJune 14, 2019
This week, we interview Pat Gothman, one of the co-founders of the online queer Catholic community, Vine & Fig.