Dr. Trimiko Melancon to become consecrated virgin in New Orleans

December 14, 2023 | Black Catholic Messenger

The award-winning scholar and justice advocate has been noted in recent years for her work as a writer and filmmaker in the area of Black history.

Dr. Trimiko “Miko” Melancon, a Black Catholic academic from Louisiana, will be received this weekend into the order of consecrated virgins—reportedly becoming the first such Black woman in the history of the state.

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