Black History Month & NYC Fashion Week 2017

Jamila Codrington & Graham McAleer

This week on JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan will be speaking with two guests covering NYC Fashion Week 2017 and Black History Month. 

Graham McAleerProfessor of Philosophy at Loyola University in Maryland and author of  “Veneration and Refinement: The Ethics of Fashion” will be discussing with Msgr. Sullivan the fashion industry. They will be focusing on how an industry dedicated to beauty, celebrity, glamour and style squares up with the social teachings of the Church, and particularly the social teachings of both Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

Dr. Jamila Codrington, PhD. a  Clinical Supervisor at Astor Services for Children and Families and an Adjunct Professor at New York Theological Seminary will be. Astor Services for Children and Families is an affiliate of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. On the show Msgr. and Dr. Codrington will be discussing the impact that the experience of racism and oppression can have on the mental health of people of African descent. They’ll also focus on what are some culturally relevant strategies might be for coping with  individual, intergenerational and community trauma.

If you would like to learn more about the topics covered on this week’s show, please visit the following links:

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