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Concert for Mimi – The Makanda Project

Many of you know Mimi Jones and have been touched by her recent passing. For those who don’t, her powerful spirit was very much present our concerts, and she also played a major role in crystallizing and putting into practice the vision of music-and-community that has...

Mimi Jones, dies at 73

Attacked at a 1964 civil rights protest, Mimi Jones, who died at 73, was the subject of an iconic photo In 1964, Mimi Jones was a 17-year-old civil rights activist when she joined other activists who traveled by bus from her home in Albany, Ga., to a protest at a St....

Mass for racial justice and healing

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley celebrates Mass for racial justice and healing Racial tolerance is not enough. We need reconciliation, solidarity, and a commitment to anti-racism. We need to be a real community. We need to take care of and care for each other. Following is...

Cardinal O’Malley’s Letter to the Archdiocese of Boston

Dearly Beloved in Christ, For four hundred and one years this land, which would become the United States of America, has had to deal with the evil and moral cancer that is racism. When the word racism is invoked it is often identified in personal terms: someone whose...