Existence of Black Atheists Blows Everyone’s Minds, Again

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AAH Director Debbie Goddard discusses recent media coverage of African American atheism and her appearance on the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson's radio show.

It seems that every few months, a media outlet discovers that black nonbelievers actually exist out there—and that some of us even meet and organize! Then there’s a surge of attention, and curiosity, and occasionally even more colorful reactions. As the director of African Americans for Humanism (AAH), I often get phone calls and e-mails from journalists looking for real live black atheists to talk to.

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