Plus to deceive us
Commissioned Michelangelo to paint white pictures of Jesus
He used his aunt, uncle, and nephew

from Ras Kass – Nature of the Threat Lyrics on Rap Genius


It is true that Michelangelo used his family members as models for the Holy Family, but the practice of depicting Christ as white goes back to the earliest Christian art in Europe. Most communities have tended in their art to depict Christ as one of their own.

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