Jesus Was a Black Man

by Johanna Warren

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All sales for the month of December will go to Feed Black Futures, a collective of Black femme abolitionists, growers, herbalists and birthworkers providing organic produce to Black mothers and caregivers impacted by incarceration, and teaching them how to grow their own food. Learn more at feedblackfutures.org

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Jesus was a Black man
Jesus was a Jew
Jesus lives inside of me
He lives inside of you

With skin like burnished bronze
And hair as coarse as wool
Jesus don't look much like
What they taught in Bible school

Jesus was a homeless
Middle Eastern refugee
He lives inside of you, my friend
He lives inside of me

They say it's your birthday
Happy birthday, Jesus

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released December 1, 2020
JW- vocals, guitar
Recorded by JW
Mixed by Josh Hahn at the Relic Room in NYC
Mastered by Sarah Register

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