Trapped in a maze and your faith is your only escape
Church became a popular meeting place for segregated African-Americans while they were banned from attending white churches. This led to them creating their own culturally unique black churches.
For anyone stuck living in the ghetto, where at times it can just be a cycle of poverty and violence, sometimes you just need something to believe in to keep going. This could also refer to people in prison who become religious because they can’t literally escape the prison and they have nothing else. .
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