To this day, race still plays a major role in all aspects of the world, including religion.
The ancient Hindu caste system is one of the most outright forms of religious racism. Journalist and author of “Dalit: The Black Untouchables of India,” V.T. Rajshekar, argues that the caste system was created in order to protect the white Brahmins from mixing their whiteness with Black blood. Even renowned human rights activist Ghandi’s fight for equality did not include the Blacks of South Africa but only the upper class of India in order to protect the caste system.
This Atlanta Black Star original focuses on 5 reasons why race still matters in religion.