Christianityâs African Roots

Christianity’s African Roots

Nana Ekua-Hammond breaks down our relationship to the religion before American slavery and White Jesus pieces

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, March 27, 2013

Christianityâs African Roots

'Baby Jesus and Three Wise Men', by Clementine Hunter

which they brought with them, and the intersection of what happens when they connected with Christianity.”

She reflects, “It is a show that talks about the resiliency, the tenaciousness of people who have prevailed through centuries of time to still stand tall, and proud, and fearless.”

“Ashe to Amen” will be on display through May 26th at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York before traveling to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore and the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee.

Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond is the author of the novel Powder Necklace and founder of the blog People Who Write. Follow her on Twitter @nanaekua.

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