Black Lives, Black Power, and Black Catholics

November 14, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—Matthew J. Cressler
All too often, in both history and historiography, “racial justice” is presumed to be equivalent to a particular mode of protest from a particular period in time; namely, Christian liberal interracial efforts to end segregation in the South. But when we turn our attention to the decade after King’s death, we find that the assassination of Martin Luther King marked the beginning rather than the end of Black Catholic freedom struggles.

America’s Relationship with the Paranormal

October 28, 2017 nyupressblog 0

The 2014 Baylor Religion Survey revealed that 52% of Americans believe in the reality of at least one of six different paranormal subjects, which include alien visitations, UFOs, Big foot, mediumship, telekinesis, and hauntings. This means that statistically speaking, at least, we are living in a paranormal America.

What is it to be Multiracial?

October 25, 2017 nyupressblog 0

— Miri Song
As multiracial people and unions become increasingly common in highly diverse societies such as United States, Miri Song examines what it means to be multiracial.

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