The Black Woman is God: Divine Revolution – A multi-media visual and spiritual exhibition for audiences to recognize an alternative to Western cultural narratives that challenges Eurocentric notions of God. The exibition was held at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, California on July 20–August 26, 2017.

The Black Woman is God
The Black Woman is God (BWIG) celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form – God, and challenges viewers to do the same. Artists bring history and culture alive by refocusing the audience on where humanity really began–the womb of the African woman through musical, performing, and visual artists.

The Black Madonna: An Ancient Tradition in Modern Times

Black Madonnas: Origin, History, Controversy – Michael Duricy

The Orisha Project. An audio & photo documentary of black Americans living the Yoruba traditional religion in The US.


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