Bartlett presents the results of a survey of Black Catholics in predominantly White parishes, a topic he presented in part during the 2002 Annual Meeting in Spokane, Washington. He focuses on the lived experiences of these Black Catholics who maneuver within what he terms “the social frontier” as they describe their challenges as they’ve tried, with mixed results, to practice their faith in the face of tension generated by racial, community, and personal pressures.
Bartlett, Robert L.
"Committed to the Faith While Sticking Out Like a Sore Thumb: Stories of Black Catholics on the Social Frontier,"
Journal of the Black Catholic Theological Symposium: Vol. 1, Article 7.
Available at: https://ecommons.udayton.edu/jbcts/vol1/iss1/7