Source: Memorials of Gilbert Haven, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) 1880 A.D. Note: Page 340 of the source. Note: Page 340 of the source. Page 340 of this source confirms that some individuals in previous generations believed ancient Jews were varying shades of brown.
The most important thing in this life is to love God and love people (Mark 12:28-31)
Source: Defining race and identity in early Md. (The Baltimore Sun) 2001 A.D. From the source, " BLACK HISTORY Month offers an opportunity to spotlight the history and achievements of African people and their descendants in America. In Maryland, we celebrate the lives of men and women like Benjamin Banneker, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. It may seem ironic that in observance of the first Black History Month of the millennium, we question the identity of an official Maryland first: Mathias de Sousa -- widely celebrated as the first black man to vote in the Maryland legislature. We do not question…
The Black Virgin of Montserrat is just one of many statues that feature a black Mary holding a black baby Christ. According to "renovators" of the statue, it became black over centuries due to candle smoke. However, that doesn't seem to make sense when we consider that the statue was once inscribed with the following: Negra Sum Sed Formosa"I am Black But Beautiful." The Black Virgin of Montserrat is found in Catalonia, Spain. Please Take A Moment To Share If you enjoyed this study, please take a moment to share it. Thanks in advance.