The Black Church | First Black Run Institutions

The First African Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia, was founded in 1773 and is one of the first Black run institutions on record in the United States.

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song from executive producer, host, and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America, all the way down to its bedrock role as the site of African American survival and grace, organizing and resilience, thriving and testifying, autonomy and freedom, solidarity and speaking truth to power. Now streaming on the PBS Video App.

Official Website: https://www.pbs.org/blackchurch​ | #BlackChurchPBS​

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