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Seth Emmanuel Gaiters (Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy, and Affiliate Faculty of the Africana Studies Program, at University of North Carolina Wilmington) is an interdisciplinary scholar who researches about religion, race, and politics. He works at the intersection of religious studies and African American studies, and carries particular interest in the exploration of religion in the history of Black communities and political organizing in the United States. He reflects deeply on how religious thought intersects with racial justice struggles and affects social transformation in the world.