Houston, TX, February 11, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Day of Solidarity
What: Day of Solidarity for Black Non-Believers
When: February 24, 2013
Where: The Day of Solidarity for Black Non-Believers (DoS) is a nationwide event during Black History Month to promote community and solidarity among blacks in America who identify as non-believers: atheists, agnostics, skeptics, free-thinkers, etc. DoS has been organized as a way to counter "the religious voice that all too often serves as the lone voice of black consciousness and experience," as stated by Donald Wright. These gatherings in cities and towns across the U.S. will promote fellowship and the pursuit of humanist strategies to solve the problems facing humanity especially those affecting the black community.
The events will be unique, customized by each of the organizers and attendees. DOS gatherings will take place in coffeehouses, restaurants or other casual settings. Larger groups may convene in libraries or other public venues. Although there is no formal itinerary for the DOS events, organizers are encouraged to include a segment on historical black non-theists, share life experiences, plan for the next DOS, and there should be ample time to socialize - get acquainted.
National Contact: Donald Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored By: African Americans for Humanism, Black Atheists of America, Black Freethinkers, Black Non-Believers, Inc., and Black Skeptics Los Angeles