The Black Church
Episode 1 | 1h 50m 9s | WETA Passport
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from the brutality of slavery to emancipation.
Aired: 02/08/21 | Expires: 02/15/25 |
The Black Church PBS Panel Discussion
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