March 2012
Humanist;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p24
The article discusses the role of African American and Hispanic freethinkers in the U.S. humanist movement, arguing that both groups have deep humanist histories. The author argues that social pressure causes many African Americans and Hispanics to remain Christian. Other topics include condescension toward minorities by white humanists, the negative consequences of the Enlightenment for people of color, and the roles of churches in minority communities.


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