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The Black Church

The Church as a Place of Refuge

As Black Churches became prominent throughout the country, white supremacists began targeting these sacred places of refuge for the Black community.

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The Black Church

Episode 2

Discover how the Black church expanded to address social inequality.
Season 1 Episode 2
Members of the Pentecostal church praising the Lord.
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The Black Church

Episode 1

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion.
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