CULTURE OF CHRISTMAS: African American Christmas

December 7, 2014Randy Christian

Christmas, as we experience it, is a product of culture–and of course which culture depends on who and where we are. Many of these cultural customs enhance the celebration of the birth of Jesus–that is, if you know what they are about! In this three part series, we will explore the influence of three different cultural groups on Christmas celebration, and what they can contribute to our understanding of Christmas. We being with the African-American culture.