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Grant Tregre Share His Experience in Sankofa Sages Video

LIM alumnus Mr. Grant Tregre, MPS, reflects on his experience of being a Black Catholic man and on the implications of that experience for social justice ministry in the Archdiocese of New Orleans' video series Sankofa Sages: Stories of the Black Catholic Experience, created for Black History Month 2022. Through his ministry at St. Joseph the Worker Church, Grant lives out his belief that one must act on one's Christianity. To watch the video GO»

The word "sankofa" in the title of the video series is:

from the Akan tribe in Ghana.  The literal translation of the word and the symbol is “it is not taboo to fetch what is at risk of being left behind.” The sankofa symbolizes the Akan people’s quest for knowledge among the Akan with the implication that the quest is based on critical examination, and intelligent and patient investigation. (Carter G. Woodson Center at Berea College)

You can watch other videos in the series at the Archdiocese of New Orleans YouTube channel GO»