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The church in the Southern Black community

The church in the Southern Black community An introduction to the church in the southern Black community. By Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp  Associate Professor of Religious Studies University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - May 2001      The collection of documents brought together in this project begins to tell the story of the growth of Protestant religion among African Americans during the 19th century, and o ...

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Black liberation theology

Black liberation theology is a theological perspective found in some Christian churches and the Nation of Islam in the United States which contextualizes liberation theology in an attempt to help African-Americans overcome oppression ...

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Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher

Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher Taking from Web     The woman we know as Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York as Isabella Baumfree (after her father’s owner, Baumfree). She was sold several times, and while owned by the John Dumont family in Ulster County, married Thomas, another of Dumont’s slaves. She had five children with Thomas. In 1827, New York law emancipated all slaves, but Isabel ...

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