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From its early origins to today’s Black Lives Matter movement, The Black Church explores the church’s powerful influence as the spiritual, cultural, and political epicenter of the African American community. Hear from iconic musicians such as John Legend, Pastor Shirley Caesar, Kirk Franklin and Yolanda Adams on the powerful role of gospel music within the Black church.
Preview Length 00:30 Premiere: 02/16/21

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Episode 2

S1 E2 Length 1:49:49 Premiere Date 02/16/21

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S1 E1 Length 1:50:09 Premiere Date 02/08/21

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Premiered On: 02/16/2021

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted faith practices from the brutality of slavery to emancipation.

  • Sunday October 29, 2023 8:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday October 29, 2023 7:00 pm CT on KET2


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