The Boy Who Paint Christ Black

Topics: White people, Black people, Race and Ethnicity Pages: 3 (1002 words) Published: December 11, 2012

Course Number and Title: Academic English 2

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Jacques Jeune
Palm Beach Atlantic University
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Professor Kate De Vega
October 14, 2012

Clarke, John Henrik. (1966).’’ The boy who painted the Christ black’’.American Negro Short Stories. Ed. John Henrik Clarke. New york: Hill And Wang 1966. 108-114.

The bible never mentioned no description of the physical apparence of Jesus. That’s why every nation painted Jesus their own way, because the bible did not cite any detail about his color or race, and ‘’the boy painted Jesus black’’. Was he wrong? Who knows. The world has a perception of a white Christ. It is inconceivable to some people that He can be black. The story was about a young boy name Aaron who painted Christ black. The story was also about prejudice in America in the 1940’s. it was also about the role of religion in people’s life, how they pictured their spiritual leader. Aaron teacher always pronounced his name with enthousiasm, because he was the best student in the class. The teacher even said “ If he were white he might, some day,...
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