Speakers: Tia Noelle Pratt, PhD and Jeannine Hill Fletcher, PhD

Tia Noelle Pratt, PhD is a sociologist specializing in systemic racism in the Catholic Church and how that racism impacts African-American Catholic identity.

Jeannine Hill Fletcher, PhD is a professor at Fordham University and a constructive theologian whose research is at the intersection of systematic theology and issues related to gender, race, and religious diversity.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:00pm
Presented Online
Free; suggested $10 donation

Join us for a conversation about the Catholic Church, anti-racism, and the need for transformative action today. Two experts in the field will share insights and then open the conversation for discussion.

Tia Noelle Pratt, PhD is a sociologist specializing in systemic racism in the Catholic Church and how that racism impacts African-American Catholic identity. Dr. Pratt received her PhD in sociology from Fordham University and is the President & Director of Research at TNPratt & Associates, LLC - an Inclusion and Diversity consulting firm. Dr. Pratt is also the curator of the #BlackCatholics Syllabus. Dr. Hill Fletcher is a professor at Fordham University and a constructive theologian whose research is at the intersection of systematic theology and issues related to gender, race, and religious diversity. Her research and teaching explore the role of theological thinking in shaping public discourse, including both activism and legislation. Her most recent book is The Sin of White Supremacy: Christianity, Racism, Religious Diversity in America.