Why the National Day of Solidarity for Black Nonbelievers is Not Just for Blacks Only

Created by Donald Wright (author of The Only Prayer I’ll Ever Pray: Let My People Go) in 2011, the National Day of Solidarity’s mission is to promote community and solidarity among blacks in America who identify as non-theists. In the face of the highly religious climate in the Black community, as well as the predominantly White presence in the freethought community, Black atheists often feel as if they are completely isolated. The Day of Solidarity encourages in-person fellowship, recognition of historic and current Black freethinkers, and the pursuit of Humanist strategies to solve the problems facing humanity — especially those affecting the Black community. [Read more...]

The Next Pope Should Be…

Never gonna happen.

(Image by Kevin Siers of the Charlotte Observer. Via Canadian Atheist) [Read more...]

What Has Religion Done for Us This Month? Part 3

Daniel is back with another montage of some of the awful things done in the name of God over the past month:

(via ConversationWithA) [Read more...]

Are Faith and Reason Compatible?

The Big Questions is a BBC show that tackles you-know-what. The most recent episode asked “Is faith compatible with reason?

You can watch the show below: [Read more...]

Why Won’t the University of Dayton Recognize a Campus Atheist Group?

A week after officials at the University of Dayton (Ohio), a private Roman Catholic school, denied granting official recognition to an atheist group on campus, the university rector Rev. Jim Fitz has responded to their frustration… with a straw man argument: [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X