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10 Characters from the Bible That Many People Don’t Realize Were Black

The world’s most popular religion has dominated the public’s consciousness for a 1,000+ years.

But the images most people associate with Christianity, a religion originating in the Middle East, have been almost exclusively white. Since the beginning, there has been an effort to whitewash and downplay the impact of Black people.

However, scholars are now reassessing the history surrounding the Judeo-Christian faith.

ABS looks at 10 significant Biblical figures that many may not have realized were Black.


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