The Catholic-raised activist, 27, was expelled from the legislature in April after his participation in a gun control protest at the state capitol.
The Catholic-raised Black activist has received widespread support since his expulsion from—and reappointment to—the Tennessee House earlier this year.
Rep. Justin Jones, reappointed on Monday, will serve on an interim basis pending a special election.
Two former state legislators in Tennessee have spoken out with Easter fervor concerning their expulsion from the State House for supporting gun control.
Many are again calling for comprehensive gun control after the 129th mass shooting of 2023.
Black Catholics and topics of interest to African Americans were in no short supply among winners and honorees at the Catholic Media Conference on Thursday night.
Black women will receive the nation's highest civilian honor for the first time since 2016 in a ceremony scheduled for July 7th at the White House.
A fiery Black religious sister known for championing effective public education in her hometown of Nashville has passed away.
Nate Tinner-Williams argues that from the beginning of US colonial history, Black Catholics have been a sign of contradiction, modeling justice amidst unremitting opposition.