Black Nuns of Harlem
I know the only nun you maybe familiar with is sister Mary Clarence- but there are some real Black nuns out there. You can find some in Harlem. These nuns live tucked on 124th street between Lenox and 5th, in a brick house called Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, aka Handmaids of Mary. One of three predominantly Black orders in the country, their doors will soon be closes. They will be will be selling their brick home that has sprinkled blessing in Harlem for the past 93 years. While this brick house will soon be gone, I’ll tell you their history- so it will continue to live on. Click here to read more.