Why Black Religion Matters: Onleilove Alston

Why Black Religion Matters

August 10, 2021, 7:30pm Eastern Time

A deep dive into the transformative and revolutionary aspects of Black religion.

Minister Onleilove Chika Alston

In this session, Minister Onleilove Chika Alston will speak about African Jews & The Black Freedom Movement. Minister Alston is the Interfaith Center of New York’s Racial Justice Organizing Fellow and author of Prophetic Whirlwind: Uncovering the Black Biblical Destiny.

Minister Onleilove (pronounced Onlylove) Chika Alston, is one of the few African-Americans that has visited and studied Jewish communities in West Africa. She is the author of Prophetic Whirlwind: Uncovering the Black Biblical Destiny, which focuses on her research of African and African American Jews. Minister Alston holds an MDiv and MSW from Union Theological Seminary, and is currently serving as the Racial Justice Organizing Fellow for the Interfaith Center of New York. She has initiated and co-founded numerous networks including Prophetic Whirlwind Ministries, a ministry is dedicated to uncovering the African roots of the Bible, as well as Daughters4Justice, NY Faith Leaders for Criminal Justice Reform, and the #Right2RemainSilent Coalition. Read her full bio here: https://interfaithcenter.org/minister-onleilove-chika-alston/