By James T. Keane | America Magazine
Almost eight years ago, America’s literary editor, Ray Schroth, S.J., asked a number of Black Catholic scholars to recommend a book by a Black author. Because the scholars came from a broad spectrum of disciplines—fiction, history, music, biography and liturgy—the result was a diverse list of recommendations. I think it still stands up, though of course many of us would add books and authors published since to the list. As we celebrate Black History Month, it is worth revisiting.