Religion: Calvin Marshall: Peace and Power

"Long before there was a college degree in the race, there were great black preachers, there were great black saints and there were great black churches. The Man systematically killed your language, killed your culture, tried to kill your soul, tried to blot you out—but somewhere along the way he gave us Christianity, and gave it to us to enslave us. But it freed us—because we understood things about it, and we made it work in ways for us that it never worked for him."

The voice is impassioned, resonant, "hooting" occasionally in the...

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