Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman, who earned her doctorate from Catholic University, was mentioned in a wrap-up of African-American causes for sainthood in the National Catholic Register. See below.
African-American Sainthood Causes Illustrate the Beauty of Everyday Holiness
From: National Catholic Register
Date: Feb. 5, 2017
Author: Brian O'Neel
... Servant of God Sister Thea Bowman (1937-1990), a convert, was probably one of the best educated of the American sainthood candidates. She earned her doctorate at The Catholic University of America. In addition to a prolific and prestigious career in education, she also founded a support organization, the National Black Sisters Conference, and helped create the first African-American Catholic hymnal. ...