Twenty-Eight Saints: February 23 and 24

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 23 Kate Brown, 1840 - 1883 Brown worked for the United States Senate washing towels and curtains as the head of … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 23 and 24

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Twenty-Eight Saints: February 21 and 22

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 21 Maria W. Stewart, 1803 - 1879 Stewart was born to free black parents, and when they died when she was … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 21 and 22

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 19 and 20

February in the United States is Black History Month. In honor of that month, each day in February will feature an African-American saint from different periods of the Civil Rights Movements in America. February 19 Norris Wright Cuney, c. 1846 - 1898 Though he was of majority-white ancestry, Cuney was born a slave. His mother … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 19 and 20