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by Norm R. Allen
Author: Norm R. Allen
Publisher: Prometheus Books (August 1, 1991)
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African-American Humanism book. This collection demonstrates the strong influence that humanism. Section Four contains interviews conducted by Allen on the subjects of black humanist activism, the Afroasiatic roots of classical civilization, and the Harlem Renaissance with: Martin G. Bernal, Charles Faulkner, Leonard Harris, Norman Hill, and Alaine Locke.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. This collection demonstrates the strong influence that humanism and freethought had in developing the history and ideals of black intellectualism. Most people are quick to note the profound influence that religion has played in African-American history: consoling the downtrodden slave or inspiring the abolitionists.
African-American humanism : an anthology. Allen, Norm R. Publication date. Humanism, Humanists, African Americans. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on June 25, 2015.
Norman (Norm) Robert Allen Jr. is a writer and secular humanist activist. On August 31, 1989 Allen founded African Americans for Humanism, the first organization focused on the promotion of humanism and humanist ideals among people of African descent.
Norm Allen is a lecturer and freelance writer. In 1984, he and his brother, Jay Allen, formed the Eagle Publishing Company, which disseminates art and literature by and for black people. African American Humanism
Norm Allen is a lecturer and freelance writer. African American Humanism. Do Negative ‘Sacred’ Teachings Influence Theists? Free Inquiry Volume 30, No. 4 June, July 2010 Norm R. Allen Jr. The rise of the so-called New Atheism has brought forth numerous critics and criticisms. Some critics believe that religionists who hold negative religious ideas are not influenced by their sacred texts.
African-American Humanism . Section One of this book offers biographical sketches of such prominent black humanists as Frederick Douglass, Cheikh Anta Diop, . DuBois, Hubert H. Harrison, and Richard Wright.
The first book dedicated entirely to humanists of African descent, The Black Humanist . Norm R. is a writer and secular humanist activist
The first book dedicated entirely to humanists of African descent, The Black Humanist Experience gives African American humanists the opportunity to discuss their reasons for leaving the religious fold and embracing a humanist life stance. As a minority within a minority, African American humanists may often feel isolated and misunderstood. On August 31, 1989, Allen founded African Americans for Humanism, the first organization focused on the promotion of humanism and humanist ideals among people of African descent.
Norm R. Allen, J. former director of African Americans for Humanism, calls black nationalism a "strange mixture of profound thought and patent nonsense". On the one hand, Reactionary Black Nationalists (RBNs) advocate self-love, self-respect, self-acceptance, self-help, pride, unity, and so forth - much like the right-wingers who promote "traditional family values. Allen further criticizes black nationalists' strong "attraction for hardened prisoners and ex-cons", their encouragement of violence when other African-American individuals or groups are branded as "Toms," traitors, or "sellouts", the blatantly sexist stance and the similarities to white supremacist ideologies