The AAH Speakers Bureau includes authors, organizers, activists, professors, writers, and others with expertise in areas such as African American humanism, diversity, organizing, freethought history, and more. The list of speakers is drawn from the main Center for Inquiry Speakers Bureau and includes AAH staff, AAH Advisory Committee members, and associates who offer their services to advance our shared values. Full profiles are maintained at the CFI Speakers Bureau site.

Speakers Bureau

Alix Jules

Alix Jules

Secular activist commonly involved in issues and topics regarding the role of diversity in the atheist community as well as atheism in diverse communities.
Anthony B. Pinn

Anthony B. Pinn

Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University.
Bridget Gaudette

Bridget Gaudette

Bridget is the Director of Development for Foundation Beyond Belief and the Marketing & Strategies Manager for The Celestial Teapot Magazine.
Candace Gorham

Candace Gorham

Candace Gorham is the founder of the Ebony Exodus Project, a project exploring the reasons that record numbers of black women are leaving the church.
Christopher Cameron

Christopher Cameron

Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Debbie Goddard

Debbie Goddard

Director of African Americans for Humanism and outreach director at the Center for Inquiry.
Jamila Bey

Jamila Bey

Writer devoted to spreading the gospel of Logic, Reason, and Science to all those who may hear.
Leighann Lord

Leighann Lord

Informed and funny comedian who has appeared on Lifetime, HBO, ABC, Comedy Central, and the Fox News online show, The Strategy Room.
Mandisa Thomas

Mandisa Thomas

A founder and current President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc.
Mark D. Hatcher

Mark D. Hatcher

PhD candidate of Neurophysiology at Howard University, AAH Advisory Committee member, and CFO of Black Atheists of America.
Michael Lackey

Michael Lackey

English professor and author covering the subjects of religion, atheism, politics, and postmodernism.
Monica R. Miller

Monica R. Miller

Assistant Professor of Religion and Africana Studies at Lehigh University; Senior Research Fellow with The Institute for Humanist Studies.
Ronnelle Adams

Ronnelle Adams

Ronnelle Adams is an author/poet and secular activist in the Washington, DC area.
Sikivu Hutchinson

Sikivu Hutchinson

Writer and intergroup specialist for the Los Angeles County Human Relations Commission.