Monthly Archives: July 2019

Interview with Hugh Taft-Morales — Leader, Philadelphia Ethical Society & Baltimore Ethical Society

by | July 31, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Hugh Taft-Morales  is the Leader of the Philadelphia Ethical Society & the Baltimore Ethical Society. Here we talk about some new stuff with the community, Hugh, and more. On the 400 Years Project: “Beginning January 1, 2019, marking the 400th year since the first people were brought against their will to the… Read more »

Interview with Michael Bauer – CEO, Humanistische Vereinigung (Humanist Association)

by | July 30, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Michael Bauer is the CEO of the Humanistische Vereinigung (Humanist Association). Here we talk about his life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is early life like for you, e.g., geography, culture, language, religion or lack thereof, education, and family structure and dynamics? Michael Bauer: I grew up in the area of Nuernberg,… Read more »

Ask Mandisa 33 – Interfaith and Interbelief Panels, and (Non-)Religious Literacy

by | July 29, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas is the Founder of Black Nonbelievers, Inc (Twitter & Facebook). One of the largest, if the not the largest, organization for African-American or black nonbelievers & atheists in the United States. The organization is intended to give secular fellowship, provide nurturance and support for nonbelievers, encourage a sense of pride in irreligion, and promote… Read more »

Interview with Sikivu Hutchinson – Creator, Women’s Leadership Project

by | July 29, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Sikivu Hutchinson is an American Feminist, Atheist, Author/Novelist and Playwright. Twitter: @sikivuhutch; Website:; Author: Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars White Nights, Black Paradise. Here we talk about her achievements and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What personal accomplishments make you most proud, as true achievements? Sikivu Hutchinson: I’m proud of having… Read more »

Interview with Robert Magara – Executive Director, Kanunga Humanist Association

by | July 28, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Robert Magara is the Executive Director of Kanunga Humanist Association. Here we talk about his current work. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s talk about some of the new activities of Kanungu. What is new with the humanist schools? Robert Magara: We are constructing the girls’ hostel at our secondary school. Jacobsen: What have been important… Read more »