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Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 24 2012

Alarming HIV infection rate among black gay and bisexual men

By Frederick Sparks The HIV infection rate among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the U.S. now rivals what is seen in the worst impacted parts of the world, including Southern Africa, according to recent studies.  The numbers were more alarming than expected for health care providers, researchers and policy professionals already focused …

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Jul 20 2012

Aurora, Colorado: Tragedy, Wingnuttery, and a possible racial angle?

By Frederick Sparks The senseless tragedy in which 12 moviegoers were murdered and scores other injured at a screening of the new Batman film may have been enough to “halt” the presidential campaigns, but the predictable conversations about gun rights, gun control, and of course “God” march on.  Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert blames the shooting on the fact …

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Jul 19 2012

Death of an Atheist Friend: Let the Faith Pimping Begin

By Sikivu Hutchinson The American death industry pimps heaven hard, squeals like a stuck pig about redemption, then tasks the faithful with collecting the bloody dividends. For the believer the death of an atheist or agnostic loved one is a theological crap shoot. It invariably inspires fantasy, creative license, and outright bullshit betrayal of the …

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Jul 17 2012

Wages of White Affirmative Action: Predatory Lending & The Ghetto

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By Sikivu Hutchinson White people have started to return to South Los Angeles.  They can be seen watering lawns, walking dogs, and frequenting local restaurants.  Legend has it that there are a few white families that never left during the postwar mass exodus that magically transformed what was once Southwest L.A. into “South Central”—that internationally …

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Jul 17 2012

Black Skeptics First in the Family Humanist Scholarship Fund

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First in the Family Humanist Scholarship 2012-2013 Black Skeptics announces the creation of a scholarship fund for the 2012-2013 school year.  $200-$500 scholarships will be awarded in June 2013 to up to ten South Los Angeles high school students of color in the Los Angeles Unified School District who will be the first in their immediate family to go to college.   BS will …

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Jul 16 2012

Research participants sought: people of color identifying as nonbelievers

By Frederick Sparks I sat down for my interview last week.  The researcher was still looking for more participants; the contact information and a description of the study can be found here.

Jul 16 2012

Zack Kopplin versus Bobby Jindal and creationism in Louisiana

by Frederick Sparks 18 year old Zach Kopplin is still fighting the good fight against state supported religious indoctrination in Louisiana public schools. Check out his blog post which calls for a halt to the state’s voucher program which “provides millions of taxpayer dollars to private schools that teach creationism and whose curriculum doesn’t meet …

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Jul 12 2012

Massa Mitt Pisses & Calls It Rain

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      By Sikivu Hutchinson Massa “I’ll piss on you Negroes from a great height and call it rain” Mitt shoulda been run out on a rail instead of booed at the recent NAACP convention.  After slobbering over the stereotypically devout Black audience with all God’s chilluns got wings bromides he went on to tell them he …

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Jul 10 2012

Well Meaning but Tortuous Gay Biblical Apologetics

By Frederick Sparks   Matthew Vines is a gay Harvard student reared in a “loving Christian home” and church community in Kansas. After finally reconciling himself to his sexual orientation, Vines took a two-year leave of absence to research what the Bible has to say about homosexuality. In March of this year, Vines gave a …

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Jul 07 2012

Our Racist Fan Club: Greatest Hits

snowbunnyinfidel 0 approved palebunnyinfidel@yahoo.com 83.252.234.131 Submitted on 2012/07/07 at 4:22 am HAHAAAAA  OMG that freedman picture, YEP, looks like not a FUCKING THING HAS CHANGED in 200 years. The only difference is NOW black males rape 85 year old white women and beat them to death; NOW the climb in windows, rape TV news anchors …

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