Jamila Bey

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Jamila Bey

Jamila Bey serves on the board of the American Atheists organization.[1] Her bio at the American Atheist organization reads: "Jamila Bey is a journalist based in Washington, D.C., where she hosts the weekly Voice of Russia radio show SPAR with Jamila Bey, which airs on AM 1390 in Washington and AM 1430 in New York City. Jamila is also a contributor to the Washington Post blog, "She the People," and was a frequent guest on the MSNBC show Up With Chris Hayes (now called Up With Steve Kornacki)."[2]

Jamila Bey on African-American atheists and loneliness

See also: Black atheism and Western atheism and race and Atheism and loneliness

National Public Radio interviewed the African-American atheist Jamila Bey and the host of the interview said:

...for a couple of centuries, African-American culture has been imbued with Christianity. The church figured prominently in both the abolitionist and civil rights movements. And today in many communities, the Christian church continues to be the nucleus of black life.

So, what about the black nonbelievers? It's one isolating experience, according to Jamila Bey.[3]

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