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E39 Why Black Lives Matter w/Gloria Purvis

Why Black Lives Matter w/Gloria Purvis

Today on this Vernacular Podcast + Creedal Catholic crossover episode, Gloria Purvis joins us to talk about racial justice, George Floyd, systemic racism, and our national moment. It's a really good conversation, and Gloria has challenging words for the Church and for all Americans.

NOTE: The title of this episode, "Why Black Lives Matter," expresses unqualified support for the singular idea that Black Lives do matter. It is not an endorsement of all of the tenets of the organization Black Lives Matter or an expression of de facto membership of that organization.

Resources mentioned: The Color of Law Slavery by Another Name by Douglas Blackmon Throughline's American Police At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle McGuire Eyes on the Prize (PBS) Grant by Ron Chernow Desegregating the Altar by Stephen Ochs Ven. Augustus Tolton

Gloria is the host of EWTN's Morning Glory and a Board Member for the Northwest Pregnancy Center and Maternity Home in Washington, D.C. She is an Advisory Board Member on the Maryland Catholic Conference’s Respect for Life Department, and serves on the National Black Catholic Congress’ Leadership Commission on Social Justice. She is also the Chairperson for Black Catholics United for Life, which seeks to increase the size and strength of active Black Catholics participating in the pro-life movement.

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