April 2010

Combating Superstition and Pseudo-Science in the Black World Community

Norm R. Allen Jr., Executive Director of African Americans for Humanism

Saturday, April 17, 2010, 1:00 pm

Soule Branch Library

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Norm R. Allen, Jr., will discuss the experiences that he and his organization, African Americans for Humanism (AAH), have had in their efforts to promote critical thinking throughout the Black world community. AAH has been involved in efforts to combat the teaching of intelligent design in public schools, the promotion of beliefs in psychic phenomena, witchcraft, faith healing, etc.

Norm R. Allen is the Executive Director of African Americans for Humanism (AAH). He is the only full-time African American humanist that has traveled the world promoting humanism and establishing humanist and skeptics groups. He is an associate editor with Free Inquiry magazine, and the editor of the AAH Examiner, the international newsletter of African Americans for Humanism. He is the editor of two groundbreaking books, African-American Humanism: An Anthology, and The Black Humanist Experience: An Alternative to Religion. He is currently writing a third book titled Secular, Successful, and Black: 25 Profiles.

Soule Branch Library
Meeting Room
101 Springfield Road
Syracuse, NY 13214

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