Archbishop Gregory to Chair USCCB Task Force on Race

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Archbishop Wilton Gregory

As we mourn the death of Terence Crutcher read what the USCCB is doing to respond to shootings of unarmed African Americans by police. More here: Archbishop Gregory to Chair USCCB Task Force on Race. Photos after the jump:

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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 Playlist: Get Over It and Down By Idris Goodwin

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Idris Goodwin

We’re fans of the Colorado based indie-rapper and playwright Idris Goodwin. On his latest album Rhyming While Black, he raps about racism and the harassment and killing of black Americans by police. As we mourn the victims of the Charleston church shooting, listen to the tracks “Get Over it” and “Down” and be inspired. Buy the album here.

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