Yesterday, I received an email from CFI (Center For Inquiry) entitled: Thank You, Alton Lemon (1928-2013). I’m so glad I popped open the email. Alton Lemon was a civil rights activist who objected to state aid to religious schools. This objection lead to a Supreme Court decision, (Lemon v. Kurtzman) in 1971. I’m saddened that I learned of this awesome man AFTER he passed away from Alzheimer’s disease on May 4th. Continue reading
It’s that time again!! , IT’S ‘A’ WEEK!!!! What’s ‘A’ Week about, you ask? Great question-it’s an annual online event that raises awareness to show just how many people are ‘good without gods.’ Continue reading
Two years ago on October 12 2011, Richard Dawkins was scheduled to speak at Wyndgate Country Club in Rochester Hills, MI-an event to discuss his book .
Unfortunately once Wyndgate’s owner, Larry Winget, got wind of Dawkins’ appearance on O’Reilly Factor, Dawkins’ event was cancelled. Country Club got wind of Dawkins’ appearance, Local Atheists who plopped down $95 per plate to hear Dawkins speak looked forward to the event. Continue reading
This past Friday TV One, an African American cable network, aired an episode on its show ‘Belle’s’ that highlighted one of the main characters, Jill, meeting a man named Jack. Cute right? Anyhoo, Jack and Jill proceed to date for two months without incident. After two months of dating Jill decides it’s time Jack meet her family over dinner at the family restaurant, Belle’s.
If you questioned the 40 years and older population on what morality means to them, you’d most likely receive a response that included the Bible as being their moral compass. Not so, concerning today’s youth. Continue reading
NPR has a Special Series called ‘Losing Our Religion.’ Included in that series is an interview with 6 young people who range from Atheist to Jewish with an ‘Agnostic bent.’ The interview is entitled, More Young People Are Moving Away From Religion, But Why? Continue reading
Attention Atheists, freethinkers, nones etc! Atheist Alliance International has done an incredible thing for Atheists around the world. AAI has created a way for Atheists to stand up and be counted by utilizing their Atheist Census!! Have questions about the Atheist Census- find the answer in their FAQs. Great news is, as of this moment, we are 148, 195 Atheists and counting. What are you waiting on…stand up and be counted!!