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Scott Douglas Jacobsen: There are a lot of terms that float around with regards to formal non-religion. Those who are often termed “the Nones” or “the religiously unaffiliated.” They can be…
Megachurches around the country were trying to racially integrate and finding some success. Then came the 2016 election.
When instilling fear in Black children, people tend to rely on God to do so. This writer explains why you shouldn’t use religion to keep kids in check.
African-Americans are statistically the most religious group in the U.S. Leaving that community can be extremely hard, and carry a heavy price.
We talked to five black atheists about what it’s like to be black in America and reject the the idea of a higher power.
There’s a pivotal scene in freethinker Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun in which matriarch Lena Younger tries to put the fear of God in her rebellious, politically conscious daughter Beneatha. Beneatha, an Afrocentric atheist, has been mouthing off about God’s non-existence and irrelevance, proclaiming “Mama…it’s all a matter of ideas and God is just one idea I don’t accept…I get so tired of Him getting credit for all the things the human race achieves through its own stubborn effort.” Lena responds by slapping Beneatha and making her repeat, “In my mother’s house there is still God.”
94 percent of black Americans are either absolutely or fairly certain about God’s existence. That is overwhelming and far higher than the national average.
Onward, Christian soldiers: Research shows the majority of states where shoppers are most likely to experience violence while shopping on Black Friday are located in the Bible Belt.