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    Black Church Origin

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    The Origin of the black church is powerful,elegant,disciplined,and full of fortitude. Not only that, African Americans fought for the creation and development of the black church with protest, dedication, and everything they had. My definition of church is you, rather your a child, an adult, or a minister yourself, the church is always in you. The desire for the black church came from the origination of the master’s church, which deferred in many families. Later after slavery came to an end African Americans still had the loyalty of the catholic church they still attempted to attend. Then came segregation and the rise of the new African American churches in the south the hatred between blacks and whites grew as they were more and more separated…

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    The Black Church

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    The Black Church refers to Protestant Christian churches who has a congregations that is predominately African American. African Methodist Episcopal Church, Church of God in Christ, Baptist, and other denominations are classic under the term the Black Church. Historically the Black Church has been the first piece of land African Americans own after slavery. The Black Church has played several different roles in African American lives dating back to slavery. The Black Church taught the slaves…

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    which is said to be closer to the Black Church may be called the “dialectic model” of the Black Church. Black Churches are institutions that are involved in a consent series of dialectic tensions. The dialectic holds opposites in tension, constantly shifting between the polarities in historical time. There is no Hegelian synthesis or ultimate resolution of the dialectic. The task of the social analyst is to examine the social conditions of any black church, including the situation of its…

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    org).” The apostle Paul wrote these words in Romans 8:18 (KJV), words that apply to the present state of the Black Church. African-American’s, as a people in America, have suffered, bleed, and died over the course of history fighting for freedom, and equality. However, as stated in the aforementioned scripture, the suffering endured by African-Americans will not compare to the magnificence that will be brought out in us. In the same vein, the development of the Black Church has not…

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    include: Philadelphia, The Black Church, Conspiracy and Rebellions, Growth and Entrenchment of Slavery, and Freedom and Resistance. The first section I covered was the section about Philadelphia, which seemed to be a place that gave free blacks hope for equality and a fair shot at a good life. Although these free blacks struggled with finding work and living in poverty, I found it very interesting how much more advanced this area was than many other areas in America. Anthony Benezet, for…

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    Nightlife Analysis

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    In the early 1940’s, Archibald John Motley Jr. produced a lively, celebrated painting. Motley was an African American artist that wanted to express his pride in the African American race. He believed that, “It is a culture that is exciting, dynamic, and purely their own” (Harlem). He expressed their culture by creating the piece, Nightlife, right after the Harlem Renaissance. To start, the vivid colors are what draws people’s attention at first. The paintings colors give off an energetic and…

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    Symbolism In Everyday Use

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    is important in family history. Heritage is a factor of where a person come from and why it is important in life such as traditions and values. Walker uses symbolism and the settings to describe the importance of the African-American culture and heritage. Walker’s main project is offering the reader that there are conflict and struggle within their African American culture. Some of the characters are not appreciative of what their relatives had done and fought for them in the past. Dee’s husband…

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    Heritage Lost: Walker’s Use of Symbolism in “Everyday Use” The main character in Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” has more education than both her mother and sister, Mama and Maggie. Ironically, Dee is given the privilege to learn more about the world outside of her home, but in the process loses attachments to her own heritage. Walker shows that the many quilts Dee’s mother had received as wedding gifts symbolize the strong connections she has with her ancestors and the struggles they had to…

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    In this paper, I will share my thoughts and feelings as I made plans to go, and attend the festival. I definitely placed myself in an environment where I was the minority. I will identify why I chose this particular event, how it was a new experience for me, and the various comfort levels I experienced in this new environment. I will reflect on the differences I identified from my own culture and share what I learned about the African American culture. I will explain how it felt to wander…

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    Clergy Malpractice Essay

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    other kind of intervention by mental health services, is associated with a negative stigma in the African American community (Chatters et al., 2011; Dempsey, Butler, & Gaither, 2016; Der Pan et al., 2013). Instead of seeking “outside” help, the African American community may find it more sensible to seek help from within the family or the church community (Allen, Davey, & Davey, 2010). According to Dempsey, Butler, & Gaither (2016), this is due to historical mental health misdiagnoses of African…

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