Ava DuVernay’s latest swings for the fences to bring a new angle to Black American history, but comes up short with a middling plot and unclear direction.
Catholic schools are closing every year, but few parishes are moving to capitalize in the aftermath. Dr. Ronald Smith says there's a better way.
The historic Black Catholic parish has been slated for closure since May, though the bishop—who has faced mounting controversy—has yet to issue an official decree.
The Black and brown Jesuit school in Massachusetts has raked in donations since being stripped of its Catholic identity by the local bishop last year.
The historic Black Catholic facility once hosted future NBA stars, and others at the height of their careers when it became a popular summer training ground.
It is the second racially diverse Catholic school in the diocese to recently announce closure, both citing repair costs that have since come into question.
A parishioner of a recently closed parish in Missouri explains her perspective on diocesan reorganization in the post-White Flight era.
Dr. Ronald E. Smith says it's high time that the faithful—especially politicians—take up the radical call to solidarity from Pope Francis and his predecessors.
Criticism has emerged, however, from some descendants of the Maryland Jesuits' slaveholding—and an infamous 1838 sale to save Georgetown University.
Efran Menny floats through the history of the globally popular genre, incisively pushing for an understanding of its ills and iridescence.
How do you save one of the last bastions of Black Catholic education in the Motor City? By supporting it with time, money, and a realistic theology of evangelization, says Fr John McKenzie.
The event is being organized by representatives from St. Augustine Catholic Church, the mother church of Black Catholics in the nation's capital.
The nation's fourth-largest state is in the early stages of a plan for reparations. A panel discussion on Friday brought out the full spectrum of advocates.