Black And Godless In America

Listen to Jamila Bey and Norm Allen describe their experience as atheists unifying. ¬†For a taste of what they have to say, here is Jamila Bey in The Root: Among black folks, if you’re a criminal who shows up at a service on whatever Sabbath you subscribe to, you’re just a fallen human who is [Read More...]

Black, Godless, and Stigmatized: “It’s like we’re fighting for our rights all over again.”

Black Americans may struggle even more to come out as atheists than members of other groups: Standing before a room full of fellow African-Americans, Jamila Bey took a deep breath and announced she’s come out of the closet. Her soul-bearing declaration is nearly taboo, she says. “It’s the A-word,” said Bey, 33, feigning a whisper. [Read More...]


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