What does the Church teach about racism? What about “implicit bias,” “systemic racism,” and reparations? Our latest addition to the Catholic 101 series answers these questions and more.
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On July 17, 2020, with the death of John Robert Lewis, a hole was left in Congress and in our country. He was an outstanding model of nonviolent resistance, a Freedom Rider, and an artisan of peace. Let’s remember his life and legacy, and heed his call. Because he called for more than change.
The first federal executions in 17 years took place this week. That should motivate you to watch the film “Just Mercy.”
What is the value of human life? While there seems to be an agreement that such a question is worth asking, there is much debate on what ought to be its appropriate response. The incongruity in the responses to this age-old question has led to the heart-rending...
We need to acknowledge the impact of race on just about every aspect of American life.
June 19th is remembered as the day that slavery ended in the South. The hope it calls forth must be met with a challenge us all to ask: Who do we want to be for each other?
As people of privilege, it is easy to escape the reality of the movements we witness. We cannot ignore the messages of anti-racism, no matter where they come from – even if they come from a pet.
It is easy to feel helpless when it comes to racism, but conversation is essential. These guidelines can help facilitate engagement on race, especially for white people.
As the police, National Guard, and potentially the military engage against protestors in American cities, we are left with the question: is this just?
Welcome to the resistance, here’s how to proceed.