ACH133: Claude McKay was a Jamaica-born African-American poet who spent much of his life fighting against racism and in the creativity of the Harlem Renaissance. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us how his atheistic socialism gave way to a Catholic faith through the Catholic Worker Movement and friendship with Dorothy Day.
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Links for this episode:
- Claude McKay | Commonweal Magazine
- Claude McKay’s Road to Catholicism
- Prophet of Harlem: The Conversion of Claude McKay to Catholicism – Repeating Islands
- Claude McKay 66 years dead (May 22, 1948) but not forgotten. – Catholic Worker odds & ends — LiveJournal
- Claude McKay – Wikipedia
- Poet Claude McKay’s Catholic conversion | Angelus News
- Claude McKay’s Harlem Shadows and the Light of Faith | Catholic World Report
- The Recollection of Claude McKay – Benedict XVI Institute
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