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Jesus depictions are racist, Atlanta Black Lives Matter activist writes

Depictions of Jesus as fair skinned "advance an Anglo-Saxon, white supremacist agenda," Atlanta Black Lives Matter activist and New York Daily News columnist Shaun King writes.

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"In Atlanta, I see them everywhere I go. Jesus as a blond-haired, blue-eyed baby and his blue-eyed supermodel mother are ubiquitous and done without even a slight hint of humor," he says in this column. "It's preposterous."

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King also wrote that he would cringe and correct his children when, while living in California, they would point to "stringy blond-haired surfers with beards" and declare they looked like Jesus

Read King's full column here.

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