Jeremiah Camara is the author of the books: "Holy Lockdown: Does the Church Limit Black Progress?" and "The New Doubting Thomas: The Bible, Black Folks & Blind Belief".Camara is also a poet and has won several poetry awards; the most notable at The National Black Theater in Harlem, New York. He has performed poetry at the prestigious Apollo Theater, and is also the author of Smoke & Haze, a timeless collection of poetry, which reflects his vivid imagination, along with his prolific and sometimes humorous outlook concerning social injustice.
He branched out to blogging with video production by creating Camara’s Classics, Camara’s Contemplations and the acclaimed 10 minute, or less, video series, Slave Sermons. which addresses the perils of religious intoxication and the deleterious consequences of being theologically conditioned to rely upon supernaturalism and divine intervention to deal with critical issues. Additionally, Jeremiah is the producer, writer and director of the full-length, documentary film entitled, Contradiction: A Question of Faith. Contradiction explores the impact of religious loyalty and how an unyielding commitment to faith in an omniscient and omnipotent being is affecting society, particularly the African American segment. Camara made the film seeking to understand the paradox of the saturation of churches in Black communities coexisting in the midst of poverty and powerlessness and if there is a correlation between high-praise and low productivity.
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