How Atheism Can Be a Form of Betrayal in the Black Community July 14, 2015

How Atheism Can Be a Form of Betrayal in the Black Community

Atlanta’s NPR affiliate did a really nice interview yesterday with Mandisa Thomas of the Black Nonbelievers all about the issue of atheism in African-American society:

“Our community has been based around the church and religion. Christianity in particular has had an extreme influence on our community and it has become a sense of tradition, so that to question those beliefs and to somehow challenge the idea that a God doesn’t exist, it is very, very polarizing,” Thomas said during an interview on “A Closer Look.”

Check out the full conversation on their website.


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