Why God Doesn’t Help Black People

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.
The Polis
Published in
7 min readApr 22, 2023

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Photo by Jack Sharp on Unsplash

For in the story of Jesus, believers found kinship and a promise. Jesus was a god made mortal, a wrongly captured man who endured torture and violent death. Forced migrants [black African American slaves] already knew what it was like to journey into a grave. But the story told them that Jesus had risen from his tomb and returned to tell the captives of a new kingdom

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Herbert Dyer, Jr.
The Polis

Freelancer since the earth first began cooling. My beat, justice: racial, social, political, economic and cultural. I’m on FB, Twitter, Link, hdyerjr@gmail.com.