Category : Religion

Religion

Bishop Christopher Rush

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Christopher Rush, second superintendent (a title later changed to the bishop) of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church and a full-blooded African, was born a...
Religion

Henry Ossawa Tanner

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Henry Ossawa Tanner, (born June 21, 1859, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.—died May 25, 1937, Paris, France), American painter who gained international acclaim for his depiction of...
Religion

James F. Jones

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James F. Jones stood out for many years within black American religious circles. Known for his lavish living and mysterious persona, Jones’ followers referred to him as...
Religion

The enslaved and Christianity

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One of the most common misconceptions about Christianity was that it turned Africans into servile slaves. A more accurate reading suggests that Africans accepted and...
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