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Seminary’s Black History Lecture on the History of Black Nuns in US recap

I wanted to give a fully recap of this year’s annual Black History Lecture my seminary had. The topic, again, was “The Real Sister Act: Black Catholic Sisters in the United States.” The lecture was given by a young up-and-coming Black historian Dr. Shannen Dee Williams. She is an assistant professor at Villanova University. The…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 14, 2019 0

This was tonight! Will tell more tomorrow! Black History Lecture on History of Black Nuns in US from Shannen Dee Williams

My seminary hosted this speaker and topic for its annual Black History Lecture. And. IT. WAS. THE. BOMB! I’ve made some quick posts about it on my social media with some pictures up. Here’s what I said: “Dr. Shannen Dee Williams rocked the house with her presentation tonight! She was so jammed packed full of…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 12, 2019 0

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2019 FEATURED ARTICLE 1 (Feb 5): Nuns Witnessed Who Witnessed MLK’s Life and Death

Here’s the first feature article for Black History Month. Nuns who were active during the Civil Rights Movement and were with MLK both in life and death tell their story. CNA article (2018): “This Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be the first without Sister Mary Antona Ebo, the only black Catholic nun who marched with civil…

By BLACKCATHOLIC February 5, 2019 0