The Root’s “On Black Atheism” Series Features AAH Advisory Committee Members
In the wake of increased media interest in black atheists following The New York Times' article, "The Unbelievers," The Root profiled six African American nonbelievers including AAH Advisory Committee members Anthony B. Pinn, Jamila Bey, and Mark D. Hatcher.
12/1, Anthony B. Pinn: "The Rice University professor says we're better off without a cosmic security blanket."
12/2, A. J. Johnson: "The director of development at American Atheists says that the hypocrisy is thick when it comes to blacks, religion and tolerance."
12/3, Mark D. Hatcher: "The founder of Howard University's secular-student organization says that the resources dedicated to religion could be put to better use."
12/4, Jamila Bey: "Religiosity 'kills your brain cells,' according to this radio host."
12/5, Zaheer Ali: This Muslim scholar says that we can all claim an 'African-American civil religion.'"
12/6, Eddie S. Glaude Jr.: "When it comes to faith, this Princeton professor says that African Americans have always been complex."