"Pastor Chris" says Africans need to stop calling themselves black, as “black is evil”

Chris Oyakhilome, also known as "Pastor Chris", the founder and president of LoveWorld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, just declared that it is come the time for Africans to stop claiming to be black, as black signifies the absence of direction and evil.


‘Black lives matter’ should stop, as Africans were not black, he explained.

In a Nigerian TV show in Lagos aimed to members of his church, Oyakhilome declared that “Maybe I should tell you something, those of you that say 'Black Lives Matter' I feel sorry for you! Do you believe you have a black life? Do you want me to read to you the meaning of black?

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome during the TV show. Image credit P.M. News Nigeria

“Who called you black? Shouldn’t you have rejected that from the beginning? A contradiction, a bundle of contradiction. You refused negro and nigga… But that’s what black is. You took the English version.


“Negro means black. Do you know what black means…? Have you ever seen black? Black means the absence of colour, absence of good, absence of light and absence of direction. These are the meaning of black. Black is not a colour but the absence of colour... like you are sick, don’t you understand it?"

Another photo of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. Image credit African Entertainment

Nonetheless, according to Pastor Chris, Africans need to start saying to themselves that we are not black. He encouraged for the stop of “all this Black Lives Matter. Let no one call you black because you are not black… The definition of black is not good, and they are using it to destroy you…


“When you keep calling yourself black… You mean light is absent, colour is absent, and you will never come to a place of light… You will be under… When God gives you a Prophetic instruction, you must follow into the latter.”


What do you think about this? What’s your personal view on the matter? Do you agree with what Pastor Chris said?

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