TCC Video: The Family of Alton Sterling

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Alton Sterling's family

Alton Sterling was fatally shot by police in Baton Rouge yesterday. Mr. Sterling was the 558th person killed by police this year. No American wants to watch another video of a black citizen being killed by law enforcement. Work for justice. Prayers for a culture of life and nonviolence here. His family’s press conference & more after the jump:

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TCC Radio: Catholic Prep Chain Helps Minority Students Go to College

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Cristo Rey student

A slew of Catholic Christo Rey high schools are helping low income minority kids go to college.  Students work in professional fields of their choice to pay for their tuition, which is then free. Listen to the story on NPR after the jump:

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TCC Playlist: Amazing Grace / Down by the Riverside / Amen by the Neville Brothers

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“I’m gonna put down my low down ways, down by the riverside.”

After the shooting in Orlando, the world is hurting. Listen to Aaron Neville and The Neville Brothers preach the Good News. Did you know they were a family of cradle Catholics? Listen here:

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A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench

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Sonia Sotomayor

A generation of Latino and African American professionals fears that a springboard that helped many working class kids is disappearing. Justice Sotomayor said, “The Catholic schools have been a pipeline to opportunity for generations.” It’s in The New York Times here: A Lifeline for Minorities, Catholic Schools Retrench  

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