A Squirrel\’s Lesson 2 The Black Power Movement

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis didn’t explicitly mention the Black Lives Matter movement during his speech before Congress on Thursday, but his feelings on the fight for racial equality were loud and clear. During the address — which came just days ahead of his scheduled visit to meet with inmates and their families at a prison in Philadelphia — the pope invoked the legacies of Thomas Merton, who strongly supported the civil rights movement, and Martin Luther King Jr., who arguably embodied
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