BBC World Service Explores ‘Atheists in Black America’ September 16, 2012

BBC World Service Explores ‘Atheists in Black America’

This weekend, BBC World Service is airing an audio segment on “Atheists in Black America.”

Today, many African-Americans see anything short of embracing religion as not just heretical but a denial of one’s very blackness.

But there are a growing number of African-Americans who openly don’t believe in God or the church.

We find out how they are trying to make their voices heard and seeking acceptance in their community.

The segment’s about 23 minutes long. A lot of familiar names are interviewed, and it’s a very well-done piece. I can’t embed it, but carve out some time to listen to this!

"ROFL ok I have THAT faith in them, most certainly"

The White House Faith Office Met ..."
"They have a model: Franco's "National-Catholicism". Stayed in power for more than 40yrs. and poisoned ..."

This Group Uses Christianity as Justification ..."
"And still they wield a lot of power in a lot of states, and power ..."

This Group Uses Christianity as Justification ..."

Browse Our Archives

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment
error: Content is protected !!