The ruling is one of multiple recent blows to environmental protections in a region that sees sky-high cancer rates due to airborne carcinogens.
The annual event honoring Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, who arrived in Chicago in the late 1700s, will be held in March at the Palmer House.
A groundbreaking for the replica of the nation's first free Black settlement—a Catholic outpost—has been scheduled for January 2024.
Only the skull of the patron saint of African Americans was saved from a July 25 fire that destroyed the Franciscan Convent of Santa Maria di Gesù in Palermo, Italy.
The faith-based nonprofit is responding to years of hostile treatment from the civil government of St. James Parish, Louisiana.
As Black history comes under assault in the state of Florida, some are pushing forward with plans to preserve not only the memory, but also the physical representation of the unique Black legacy of its most historic city, St. Augustine. Renders for the planned reconstruction of Fort Mose, the first
Efran Menny explicates the need for governmental (and communal) solidarity in the realm of public works.
The nation's foremost climate activist received honors last month from the Climate Reality Project, founded as an outworking of the landmark 2006 film "An Inconvenient Truth".
The Fort Mose Historical Society will host its annual meeting this month in St. Augustine, Florida, celebrating new developments and old traditions.
Following a devastating impact in western Florida, Hurricane Ian is set to make a second US landfall, in South Carolina, on Friday afternoon.
The pope has joined international calls for relief efforts in the Caribbean following Hurricane Fiona, including from politicians and his fellow Catholic bishops.
A protracted court case against a petrochemical giant seeking to build in Southeast Louisiana has come to an end in favor of environmental activists.
The nation's second-oldest order of Black nuns has elected their new leadership team, including a 53-year member as superior general.
An early Black priest in the US, known for his devotion to the Blessed Sacrament and education of children preparing for First Communion, died in Ohio this week.
In May, the nation's best-known Black Catholic activist will receive the highest honor awarded to US Catholics, the latest honor for her advocacy against environmental racism.
Efran Menny breaks down the new Netflix hit and how it informs the global response to various health concerns in the modern age.