Halos on Afros: Radical Black Feminist & Womanist Thoughts On the Divine

 
Sociologist and Critical Race Theorist, Nikki Blak & Cultural Anthropologist and Theologian, EbonyJanice have joined forces, once again, to bring to you all the blackity black woman truth and perspective on the divine.

This project started as a conversation (as they always do) between the two scholars & friends and quickly became a series of essays discussing God, Spirit, and Justice – from the perspective of free black women.
 

 
Womanist, Scholar, Activist, Teacher, Author, Student, Artist, Preacher, Transformational Speaker, Content Creator, Healer

EbonyJanice Moore is a womanist scholar and activist doing community-organizing work, most specifically around black women’s body ownership as a justice issue, and equal access to education and pay for women of color in the U.S. and in several African countries. She has created curriculum for leadership development for high school aged girls in Kenya and South Africa, developed programming for teenagers in housing projects in Decatur, Georgia giving them exposure to culture, STEM programs and the arts, and she teaches a bimonthly workshop on issues involving interrupting racism, individual civic responsibilities, and intersectional advocacy.

Her research interests include issues pertaining to blackness, woman-ness, and spirituality – most specifically black women’s use of spirit, conjure, and/or the supernatural as a tool to impact social justice, and the pluralism of Black Christianity and the interconnectedness of the Southern Black Christian experience with Indigenous African religions and African Spirituality. EbonyJanice has a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and Political Science, and a Master of Arts in Social Change with a concentration in Spiritual Leadership, Womanist Theology, and Racial Justice. She is also a certified Body Justice Advocate and Holistic Healer.

What is The Free People Project?

The purpose of The Free People Project is to empower people into truth, minister to the broken hearted, and equip people to pursue their passion, purpose, and freedom in lavish and extraordinary ways. With emphasis on Scholarship, Social Justice, Sister EmPOWERment, Spirituality, and Self Care, #TheFreePeopleProject creates programming, curates content, and holds safe space for community building around issues related to and important to marginalized people – specifically people of color – more specifically black people – more specifically black women.

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