Historically, the Black church has always been a source of inspiration, hope, and a lifeline for people in the community. Now a new study by the Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that African-American women are the most religious folks in the United States.
A whopping nine out of 10 Black women turn to God as their spiritual guide in all areas of their lives. Is it any surprise? Although Black men are almost as religious as their female counterparts, there is a more stark divide along racial lines.
According to the survey, 74 percent of African-American women state that living a religious life is of the utmost importance to them as opposed to 70 percent for Black men, while 57 percent of White women and 43 percent of White men share this priority.
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