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Black atheists say their concerns have been overlooked for too long

Sikivu Hutchinson and others talk about the upcoming Moving Social Justice conference and the importance of social justice concerns to atheists of color.

Moving Social Justice: An Interview With Sikivu Hutchinson

AAH advisor Sikivu Hutchinson discusses the upcoming Moving Social Justice Conference.

Race and Religious Rebels

AAH advisor Sikivu Hutchinson discusses her work on the Skepticality podcast.

Being an Atheist Is Not a ‘White Thing’ and It’s Not a Bad Thing. I’m Proof of That

Darrin Johnson, creator of the short documentary Non-Believers of Color: Atheists and Skeptics in the Black Community and member of Black Skeptics Los Angeles, shares his experience as a black atheist for The Root.

The Humanist Hour #106: Black Nonbelievers with Mandisa Thomas

AAH advisor and Black Nonbelievers president Mandisa Thomas discusses diversity in the freethought movement.

Ferguson: Why atheists should care – and what they can do

AAH advisor Anthony Pinn gives his take on why and how humanists can to do more to combat racial injustice.

Atheism has a big race problem that no one’s talking about

AAH advisor Sikivu Hutchinson writes in the Washington Post about the racial disparity in atheist communities, including how issues that most affect people of color are largely ignored by atheist organizations.

On race and atheism: An interview with Anthony Pinn

Chris Stedman at Religion News Service interviews AAH advisor Anthony Pinn about his latest book, Writing God’s Obituary: How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist.

From Buddhism to Baha’i: Black Faith Spreads Across All Religions

"Most African-Americans have historically embraced Christianity as their religion. But host Michel Martin hears stories that show the broad diversity of faith experiences for African-Americans." AAH Director Debbie Goddard describes the conflict that can occur between nonbelief and acceptance by the black community.

Celebrating The Diverse Spirituality And Religion Of African-Americans

Huffington Post Religion looks at a diverse range of beliefs (and non-beliefs) of African Americans, including AAH director Debbie Goddard representing atheism.

Today in labor history: Author Zora Neale Hurston is born

"On this day in 1891, Zora Neale Hurston, novelist and folklorist, is born in Eatonville, Fla..." "In 2012, the group, African Americans for Humanism, featured Hurston in their billboard campaign to call attention to a long tradition of atheism and agnosticism in the Black community."

Black Woman on the Atheist Tip

AAH advisor Sikivu Hutchinson explores black feminism and humanism.

Please Stop Assuming All Blacks Are Christian

From the Race Manners blog: "The good news about being an atheist who's annoyed by this stereotype is that you're not alone."

Is Science Just for White People?

Is Science Just for White People?

The Friendly Atheist hosts an excerpt from AAH advisor Sikivu Hutchinson's newest book, Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels.

Eargasm Interview with Black Nonbelievers President Mandisa Thomas

AAH advisor Mandisa Thomas discusses her experiences as a black nonbeliever with DJ MODoubt on his Detroit-based radio show Eargasm.

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