REFLECTION: Charleston church witnesses to a love stronger than death

by Christine Schenk, NCR Like much of the country, I have been transfixed these past weeks by the tragedy unfolding in Charleston, S.C. First, I groaned with despair as blatant, violent racism held me in its icy grip. I, who grew up in the midst of civil rights marches, assassinations -- and hard-won victories, -- … Continue reading REFLECTION: Charleston church witnesses to a love stronger than death

REFLECTION: What we’ve seen and heard … Black Lives Matter

by Sr. Gwynette Proctor, SND Office of Black Catholics, Archdiocese of Baltimore The past three weeks have awakened a sleeping giant in Baltimore. For some, the incidents brought back horrible memories of a time long past; for others the incidents renewed inherent fears of Baltimore City and Black people in general. For some the incidents … Continue reading REFLECTION: What we’ve seen and heard … Black Lives Matter