The theme for this week is Faith.
The Black church has been a foundation of faith and resistance, as well as a spiritual center, place of worship, cultural and social center. Churches and other faith organizations also provided a safe haven for enslaved people, such as:
👉🏾Food and clothing
👉🏾Encouragement, hope and faith
👉🏾Teaching and learning
👉🏾Place for organization
👉🏾One of the many sites for “underground railroads”, a secret network for routes to freedom.
https://time.com/5939921/henry-lous-gates-american-history-black-church/ (accessed 2.5.23)
📷Credit: https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/harriet-tubman (accessed 2.8.23)
Feb/2023 Written and created by: U. R. Taylor, MS, RDN, CDN and Lindsey Brush
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