A Lesson on Freedom

Becoming the Oil and the Wine

In today’s world, many black people are beginning to wake up and recognize their history and where they come from. This is a good thing, in fact, this should be celebrated on all accounts. The most traumatic thing to learn however, is that during the Transatlantic Slave Trade many of my ancestors died. They died on the vessels that carried them to the Americas, they died on the plantations, and they died during the revolts that eventually led to freedom.

However, what many people seem to think is that because of how they died and the corruption caused by the white plantation owners during those days, that Christianity had been forced on us as black people. This is true to an extent, but here goes nothing.

Just a quick note, this post is not to condemn or influence anyone’s religious beliefs (or lack of thereof) nor is it intended to…

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