Below find a really good video from Alix Jules on his religious journey, his experience as a black humanist, and the ways that blacks’ relationships to religion are less black and white than often painted.
Alix Jules is one of our new bloggers on Patheos’s atheism channel. You can read his blog at The Graffiti Wall. Here’s the rundown on who he is and what he’s been doing:
Alix Jules is a secular activist in the Dallas – Ft. Worth area commonly involved in issues and topics regarding the role of diversity in the atheist community as well as atheism in diverse communities.
He chairs the Dallas – Fort Worth Coalition of Reason’s Diversity Council and is local organizer for Black Nonbelievers (Dallas) and is an adviser to the Council for Secular Humanism’s African Americans for Humanism initiative and contributes his time to various secular charities.
Alix has been featured in Ebony magazine, “One Man’s Journey into Atheism,” Godless – the documentary, and he has garnered national attention as one of the modern faces in Black humanism.