Black people in America, and abroad, are taking claim to their African spiritual practices that were lost in chattel slavery and colonization. Op-ed 

African Spirituality: Demon Possessed or Mental illness?

  By Sekou Kelleh   I have experienced firsthand the ideological clash between science and religion on the issue of whether people can be demon possessed or they just experience mental health issues. And l was forced to pick a side.  The Italian Red Cross  Society hired me in 2017 as a cultural mediator and a language interpreter between medical professionals and refugees mostly from Africa and the Middle East. Part of my responsibilities was to relay between patients and  doctors. Initially l was motivated by the cash and the…

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