Saturday, May 21, 2016

Role of Religion at the National Museum of African American History & Culture

By Anthea Butler
WASHINGTON, DC---Following the well-worn trail of African American Religion defined as protestant church experience, partriarchal norms, fight for civil rights, obscure the religious stories that waiting for discovery, and dissemination. The idea and ideal of the Black church, and the narrative of slavery, freedom, civil rights and the “promised land” of freedom, economic empowerment, and the blessings of God have permeated the publics’ imagination of what constitutes Black religion, history, and the role of religion in public life. [link]