Angela Polite's "passion play" incorporates narrative, monologues, music and dance, culminating in a final scene that ties all grieving black mothers to Holy Mary.
Commentary: What is an authentically Catholic response to the Black Lives Matter movement, mass incarceration, abuse of police power and de-facto segregation in many public schools and communities?
Commentary: 2015 may be seen as the year that many whites were introduced to the precariousness of black life in America, thanks to the work of Black Lives Matter.
Young Voices: Debates surrounding race have covered a number of topics, but one puzzling thread seeks to invalidate protests about racism with flawed comparisons.
In the past week, the Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, a black Episcopal priest and religion professor at Baltimore's Goucher College, joined students as they watched, analyzed and agonized about their city erupting in protest after the death of yet another black man, Freddie Gray, in police custody.
On Friday, the Baltimore state's attorney criminally charged six officers involved in Gray's death and declared his arrest was illegal.
I want to consider three things in this blog: first, the harm that has been done; second, our white gaze; and third, nonviolent direct action.
At the Intersection: People of all races have to mobilize, agitate and diligently seek to repeal the laws that have ended far more lives than the few publicized.