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Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 25 2011

Farrakhan and the Lunatic Fringe

By Norm R. Allen Jr. The Nation of Islam (NOI) has had its fair share of alliances with shady characters, White supremacists, violent theocrats, dictators, and others. It therefore might not come as a surprise to those that have closely examined the group to learn that the bizarre religious sect has now come under the …

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Jul 20 2011

The West and the Rest of Us: Atheism & Sexism 101

By Sikivu Hutchinson At a youth media literacy conference I organized recently, I was fortunate enough to experience the performance of an extremely gifted youth band whose co-lead singer is an Asian American female guitarist. At one point during the concert she tentatively introduced a song she had written about sexism by saying that it …

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Jul 18 2011

Born Atheist

By Sergio Ortega-Rodriguez I was born an atheist, and so were you. It is our natural right as I claim in my unpublished book with the tentative title Born Atheist. In it I also describe the development of religious influence in people’s lives and how people can choose not to live under such influence. I …

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