Conversation with Jennifer Herrera – Vice President, External Affairs, National Women’s History Museum (U.S.)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jennifer Herrera, M.A., vice president of external affairs, is the chief communications officer for the National Women’s History Museum, where she oversees all public affairs, marketing, and media relations efforts. On August 26, 2020, the National Women’s History Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of … Continue reading

Unheard Voices in the Mubarak Bala case

— By Robert Hamilton The dangerous circumstances surrounding atheist and President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, Mubarak Bala, have risen to broader levels of international attention. Major organizations like the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner and Amnesty International have been contacted about this case, but, at this point, … Continue reading

Mubarak Bala Arrested for Blasphemy in Kaduna

*Mubarak Bala has participated in over half of a dozen conversations as part of an educational series for Canadian Atheist. However, I was informed of a criminal complaint about Facebook posts and blog posts yesterday against him. Within 24 hours, this is the update from Dr. Leo Igwe. Both are … Continue reading

NFL’s Saints fight to shield emails in Catholic abuse crisis

— By Jim Mustian Associated Press – January 24, 2020 – NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area’s Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain … Continue reading

The Brainstorm Podcast: “Why skepticism?”

By The Brainstorm Podcast The Brainstorm podcast is Saskatchewan’s first skeptic and atheist podcast. An eclectic group of local skeptics discuss a variety of topics relating to science, skepticism, religion and politics while having a few drinks and a few laughs. “Why skepticism?” episode link here: http://brainstormpodcast.ca/why-skepticism Original release date: Feb. … Continue reading

Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine) 3 – November-December: Deportation from Tel Aviv, Israel for Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine Director

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Omar Shakir, J.D. works as the Israel and Palestine Director for Human Rights Watch. He investigates a variety of human rights abuses within Occupied Palestinian Territory (Gaza and the West Bank) and Israel. He earned a B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University, an M.A. in Arab … Continue reading

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