African/Black Atheists and Believers


African/Black Atheists and Believers

The purpose of this group is to explore, debate, and share how various religions have impacted African/Black communities throughout the world. Membership is not limited to African/Black atheists or believers.

Members: 36
Latest Activity: Mar 1, 2016

Famous African/Black Atheists or Freethinkers

The Infidel Guy site list includes A. Philip Randolph, J.A. Rogers, George Schuyler, John G. Jackson, John H. Clarke, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Alice Walker, Frederick Douglass, Charlie "Bird" Parker, Langston Hughes, Yosef ben-Jochannan. See here for list and bios:

Discussion Forum


Started by lofton emenari Dec 21, 2013. 0 Replies

Is this Group dormant? Or just inactive due to apathy and/or low membership?Continue

Black atheists sought for interview

Started by RD Dec 3, 2010. 0 Replies

Emily Brennan, Assistant Director, Columbia University Institute forReligion, Culture, and Public Life seeks to interview African-Americanatheists for publication, hopefully in the New York Times.…Continue

Tags: African-American, African, black

Atheism and the Black Community

Started by Badiane Ka Oct 2, 2010. 0 Replies

In awareness of the recent discussion relating to CFI, here an upcoming event:…Continue

Tags: science, women, atheism, community, african

Dialogue of Reason: Science and Faith in the Black Community

Started by Badiane Ka Sep 25, 2010. 0 Replies

Tuesday, September 28, 6:30 pmCramton Auditorium, Howard University, Washington, DCFaith has traditionally played a significant role among African Americans, while science has been marginalized. It…Continue

Tags: reason, science, dialog, atheism, afro

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Comment by RD on May 27, 2010 at 10:39pm
Yes, Ralph Dumain has been here for some time, but I've been too busy to comment here or in my own group on Atheist Nexus. I did not attend the AAH conference itself, but I had a great time at the happy hour the night before. I met several people I already knew in the DC area, plus Norm Allen and some folks from Ohio, Texas, and other places.
Comment by Bakari Chavanu on March 19, 2010 at 12:20pm
Jean, great to hear that you will be able to attend this conference. I heard about and wished that I could attend. Keep us posted.

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