Merton, Malcolm X, and Catholic Engagement with Black Lives Matter March 9, 2021.
Catholic Engagement with the Black Lives Matter movement has been hesitant, at best. At worst, Catholic leaders deride it with virulent opposition and denigration. As the Movement for Black Lives claims Malcolm X as one of their inspirations, this presentation will examine Merton’s engagement with Malcolm X and radical Black thought to suggest how Catholics should engage the contemporary movement for racial justice.
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