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Category Archive: Skepticism

Sep 10 2011

Where are the Black Skeptics?

By Norm R. Allen Jr. Certainly, Black skeptics are to be found among members of such groups as the Black Skeptics. However, when many people think of skeptics, they think of individuals such as Michael Shermer, organizations such as the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (formerly known as the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims …

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Jul 28 2010

What If…

By Shawn Brown Black atheist! Do these words mean anything? Certainly not if such a person does not exist. Everyone knows that black people love Jesus. With tears in our eyes and a bittersweet joy in our hearts, we marvel at the wonder of the divine. With hands raised high we sway to our own …

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Feb 10 2010

The Infidel Frederick Douglass

By Sikivu Hutchinson The 19th century human rights giant was no passive consumer of religion or religiosity. Douglass frequently criticized the complicity of organized religion in the barbaric institution of slavery. He often locked horns with black church leadership who faulted him for not “thanking” God for the progress the country and the abolitionist movement …

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