The NAACP: Let Freedom Reign
The NAACP, by encouraging African Americans to realize their own potential, is continuing a legacy that has made the United States stronger, fairer.
I Will Be With You
Reflect One night, Martin Luther King Jr. received a threatening phone call. He went downstairs to make a cup of coffee and in the midnight hour spoke to God about giving up his leadership role in the quest for freedom. …
Gregory: World needs African Americans’ ‘strength of character’
WASHINGTON (OSV News) — Celebrating a Feb. 5 Mass in honor of Black History Month, Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory urged “ordinary people of color” to “vastly improve our world with an understanding of the strength of character that resides …
Racism leaves mark on U.S. housing, wealth creation, say panelists
When the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops issued its stark appraisal of the endurance of racism in U.S. society with the pastoral letter “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love” in November 2018, the national reckoning with race that would ignite in the wake of the May 2020 death of George Floyd.
Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month in the United States. As such, it’s a great time to recognize the contributions of Black Americans in the Catholic Church.
National Black Catholic Congress XIII to be held in Washington area in July
During Black History Month in February, Catholics are being invited to register to attend this summer’s National Black Catholic Congress, which over the years has made history of its own.