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When the Virgin Mary Was a Black Woman: On Boston’s Black Nativity Tradition

When I observed a Black dancer performing the birth of Christ onstage, I thought of the overlooked and radical part of this biblical story

Illustration: Alexis Eke

GGrowing up, we knew it was Christmas when we made it to Black Nativity. Boston has been running…

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