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When did Christianity become "White"?:

 176 Justice 4243, Sat, 3rd Sep '11 5:02:16 PM from Portland, OR, USA
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In America? Yes, 1, 000 times yes.

Churches were black gospel music is played is pretty much a staple of our media. We only hear about black Muslim groups when Malcolm X comes up.

edited 3rd Sep '11 5:02:38 PM by Justice4243

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 177 warrior 93, Sat, 3rd Sep '11 5:12:36 PM from North Carolina
warrior93
Because this thread is about the former. It’d be pretty hard to paint most non- Christian religions as “black” given the diversity of racial make-up.

I think it's possible to paint other religions besides christianity and islam as black. I also thought most people thought the muslims were arabs, iranians, and africans.
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 178 Justice 4243, Sat, 3rd Sep '11 6:01:02 PM from Portland, OR, USA
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The biggest religions are Christianity, Islam, Hinudism.

All African traditional religions COMBINED only rival Buddhism and Chinese traditional (likely a mix of Taoism, Confucianism, and folk religion).

So, not really any major “black” religions. Though, some sects within those religions probably are.

Justice is a joy to the godly, but it terrifies evildoers.Proverbs21:15

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 179 warrior 93, Sat, 3rd Sep '11 6:39:16 PM from North Carolina
warrior93
well I now there are black jews, sikhs, bhuddists, and pagans.

edited 3rd Sep '11 6:39:28 PM by warrior93

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 180 Justice 4243, Sat, 3rd Sep '11 6:50:19 PM from Portland, OR, USA
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But they're probably a minority in all those religions.

edited 3rd Sep '11 6:50:33 PM by Justice4243

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also thought most people thought the muslims were arabs, iranians, and africans.

True, but there are also people who will look at those ethnicities and go, "Same difference."
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 182 warrior 93, Sun, 4th Sep '11 7:13:28 AM from North Carolina
warrior93
But they're probably a minority in all those religions

You're probably right.
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 183 Cojuanco, Sun, 4th Sep '11 11:41:07 AM from Riverside, CA, US
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Once again: Christianity hasn't been a "white" religion since the 1960s, if that. It's just that US media portrays Christians as they are in that country, that is, majority white, and US media is ubiquitous.

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I'd point out that in the 90s and going back to the Civil Rights era, Islam was most often conflated with Blacks, as seen in every Spike Lee joint ever, Boys in the Hood, Juice etc. This got shunted out the racist sphere one 9/11 hit, merging it with a more generic "Arab" fear.
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