To be unveiled in March, the project joins EJI's Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which are also in Alabama's capital.
The historic Catholic settlement was the first Black town in what would become the United States, built just north of the nation's oldest city.
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.
Message from the Friars Minor of Sicily for the fifth centenary of the birth of St. Benedict the Moor
On the first modern Black saint, patron of African Americans and namesake of various U.S. institutions, whose relics were damaged in a 2023 fire.
After gaining freedom in Louisville, Kentucky, James Madison and Catherine “Kitty” Smith harbored Black fugitives on their farm in Southern Indiana.
The Catholic Religious Organizations Studying Slavery org gathered in St. Louis for a two-day affair, seeking ways forward and sharing best practices.
Still in the festival circuit, the 2022 film does well in centering survivors and their quest to reunite their family, says Nate Tinner-Williams
A groundbreaking for the replica of the nation's first free Black settlement—a Catholic outpost—has been scheduled for January 2024.
The family-led ceremony, to be held at a Catholic cemetery, will feature representatives from the Jesuits, who spearheaded a small tombstone in 1957.
Criticism has emerged, however, from some descendants of the Maryland Jesuits' slaveholding—and an infamous 1838 sale to save Georgetown University.
The first-of-its-kind event will draw practitioners to St. Louis under the auspices of Catholic Religious Organizations Studying Slavery (CROSS).
The barrier-breaking Black Catholic was the grandson of a formerly enslaved man and was turned away from other orders due to his race.
The first of its kind, the event will be led by descendants of the infamous GU272 Jesuit slave sale in 1838, which salvaged Georgetown University.
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.
Ever wondered about the origin of that strange-sounding children's song? It's worth researching to avoid passing down a racist legacy, says Sara Chinakwe.
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.