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Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 15 2014

BSLA’s 2014 First in the Family Humanist Scholars!

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High dropout and push-out rates, mass incarceration, skyrocketing college fees, diminishing financial aid opportunities, lack of mentors, first in the family status:  these barriers to college access are especially acute for undocumented, homeless, foster care and LGBTQ youth of color. Black Skeptics Los Angeles proudly announces our 2014 First in the Family Humanist scholars and …

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Jul 07 2014

Black Atheists of Philadelphia’s HIV Testing Day Outreach

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By Jennifer Taylor When Kimberly Veal of the Black Freethinkers Radio Show informed the listening audience of a cooperative outreach plan for Black Skeptics Group and Greater Than AIDS to participate in promoting awareness and free on-site testing during National HIV Testing Day in Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, DC I was interested in participating in …

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Jul 02 2014

Atheist/Humanist Statement Condemning US Border Crisis & Nativist Attacks on Undocumented Immigrants

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As many of you are aware there is a growing human rights crisis on the U.S. border vis-a-vis the treatment of unaccompanied minors and their families.  This has emboldened nativist and nationalist activists across the country.  I’ve drafted a brief statement condemning the racist/nativist treatment of refugee and undocumented communities and included it below.  Given the lack of …

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Jul 01 2014

Not Just Christian Fascism: Economic Justice & the Hobby Lobby Atrocity

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By Sikivu Hutchinson The myth of American exceptionalism has always been impervious to data and empirical evidence.  Despite being the richest most prolific jailer in the world, the U.S. is fond of favorably comparing itself to Western Europe with its evil big government social welfare safety net and waning capitalist moxie.  Despite allowing Christian fascists …

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