The Black Church

Entertainment’s Place in the Church

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

In the late 1960s, Pentecostal choirs emerged to bring youthful energy back to the Church. The Edwin Hawkins Singers were one of the groups that rose to stardom with their single “Oh, Happy Day.”

Aired: 02/16/21

Rating: NR

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THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films and WETA Washington, DC. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Dyllan McGee …

The Black Church.

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