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African American Religion

African American Religion. Yazmin Cruz Tad Wakefield English 1A. Why Religion?. African-American’s religion as of today is; Christianity.

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African American Religion

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  1. African American Religion YazminCruz Tad Wakefield English 1A

  2. Why Religion? • African-American’s religion as of today is; Christianity. • Religion was/ and is an everyday aspect of life for African-Americans. Religion and keeping their faith was the only thing that kept people alive during times of slavery. • Religion was their fuel, there energy and power to get through their hard day.

  3. Statistics • Compared with other racial and ethnic groups, African-Americans are the most likely to be a formal religious affiliation. • 87% of African-Americans describing themselves as belonging to one religious group.

  4. African-American’s have strong religious orientation and a support network which are churches and their community. • They use natural remedies the frequently used is, prayer to heal.

  5. http://www.freefoto.com/preview/05-08-7?ffid=05-08-7 http://home.wlu.edu/~connerm/AfAmStudies/Contemporary%20Culture%20Project/Religion&Culture/index.html http://pewforum.org/docs/?DocID=389 http://clipart-for-free.blogspot.com/2008/07/free-african-american-clipart.html

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