Race Fact #37: Generational Curses

No one would argue that many African Americans are socially and financially oppressed in the United States.  But, the Hamitic curse or the curse of Ham has been falsely argued as the cause, that God blessed and cursed persons by creating them in different social colors and that this determines the quality of their lives.  Many persons believe that the position of those socially colored black is a generational curse that dates back to the time of Noah.

But, how many generations are impacted by a curse?  According to Exodus 20.5, “to the third and the fourth generation.”  What generation are we on now?

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