Black Catholic History Month was founded in 1990 by the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus. It runs throughout November each year to highlight the history and witness of Black Catholics—especially African Americans. Read more about Black Catholic History Month at this link.
The Black Catholic Messenger is providing a list of events, local and national, throughout Black Catholic History Month. Click here to see the list and find an event near you.
Additional resources for observance of Black Catholic History Month:
- Black Catholic History: Vision, Voice and Vigilance, a webinar from the Catholic Racial Justice Collaborative in St. Louis; watch the video here.
- Your Struggle is My Struggle, an episode on the Parting the Waters podcast featuring former Pax Christi USA National Council member Adrienne Alexander, co-author with Michael N. Okińczyc-Cruz of the article, “Black & Latino Catholics agree: Our lives matter”
- The Intersectionality of Faith and Race, a video presentation by Dr. Vicki Vernon Lott, former Pax Christi USA National Council member and member of the Pax Christi Anti-Racism Team
- Find resources for incorporating the work of Black Catholics into our educational institutions by going to this link to the Black Catholic Syllabus by Tia Noelle Pratt, Ph.D.
- Download this resource packet from the Archdiocese of Washington, DC’s Office of Black Catholics created for the observance of #BlackCatholicHistoryMonth.