Was Jesus black? Is God black or white? What about Moses?
Race and religion are two things people can get very passionate about.
Combine them, and you have a recipe for some serious disagreements based on deeply-held personal beliefs and feelings.
Questions about the race of Biblical figures have been around for a very long time.
Interestingly, the Bible makes no mention of Jesus’ skin colour, and the Gospels usually seem to not care about mentioning any people’s racial features.