Twenty-Eight Saints: February 7 and 8

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 7 John Mercer Langston, 1829 - 1897 Langston was born a free man to a white man who freed his slave … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 7 and 8

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 5 and 6

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 5 Timothy Thomas Fortune, 1856 - 1928 Fortune was born a slave in Florida, and after the Civil War educated in … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 5 and 6

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 3 and 4

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 3 Robert Smalls, 1839 - 1915 Smalls was born a slave in South Carolina, a state he always called home. During … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 3 and 4

Twenty-Eight Saints: February 1 and 2

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 1 Booker T. Washington, 1856 - 1915 Washington was born a slave in Virginia and freed when the Civil War ended. … Continue reading Twenty-Eight Saints: February 1 and 2