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

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 17 and 18

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 17 Fred Shuttlesworth, 1922 - 2011 Shuttlesworth understood what it meant to put his life on the line for justice. As… Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 17 and 18

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 15 and 16

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 15 Harriet Tubman, c. 1822 - 1913 Tubman was born Araminta Ross and a slave sometime around 1822. Though illiterate, her… Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 15 and 16