• After year of racial tension, black voters set the tone at voting booth

    After year of racial tension, black voters set the tone at voting booth

    • Dec 23, 2017

    Some say that the public shows of racism the country witnessed in 2017 in places such as Charlottesville, coupled with the negative depictions of immigrants, particularly Latinos as criminals, that have seeped into the political arena, will end up backfiring against politicians trying to appeal to some voters who helped elect Donald Trump.

  • After Charlottesville, largest group for African-American Catholics ramps up

    After Charlottesville, largest group for African-American Catholics ramps up

    • Sep 5, 2017

    In tandem with a new committee launched by the U.S. bishops to tackle racism, the nation’s largest organization for African-American Catholics is ramping up its efforts — working on a new pastoral plan for its life, contributing to a forthcoming bishops’ letter on race, and offering a series of online webinars as resources for a national conversation. Bishop John Ricard said that after Charlottesville, it’s urgent to act now.

  • Cincinnati Catholics hope to give Church a megaphone on racial, social problems

    Cincinnati Catholics hope to give Church a megaphone on racial, social problems

    • Feb 27, 2017

    In Cincinnati, where policing and black-on-black violence claim the lives of may young people, the Catholic Church can be a voice for change. An upcoming meeting of bishops and leaders plans to find a system of addressing issues of racism and administrating to the community in order to end the violence.