Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

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Podcast S4E10: Blood Emails of Dr. Z

Libbie, Mike and Sam answer listener emails, take calls, and have a discussion with Mandisa Thomas of Black Nonbelievers of Atlanta.

About the Author: Sam Mulvey

Sam Mulvey is a producer and the technical brain behind Ask an Atheist. He is a collector of vinegar varieties, vintage computers, antique radios, and propaganda.

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Great show and thank you Mandisa Thomas for representing the Black Nonbelievers of Atlanta


As always, great show guys. And a big thank you to Mandisa. Black Nonbelievers of Atlanta has gained some new fans out here on the West coast.


Congrats to Mandisa and Black Nonbelievers everywhere for their courage to speak up for their nonbelief.

Additionally, even though atheism and tolerance of sexual orientation aren’t intrinsically related, it’s good to see progressive views embraced in more than one category.

Justin Bonaparte

Good show, kudos to Mandisa.


So glad you guys did this. When I saw the youtube video you mentioned i was horrified, I am glad others in the community have spoken up.

Congrates to Madisa as well.


As a Seattlite who happens to be black and who is just on the verge of coming out to family and friends as an atheist, I AM CHOKED AT THESE IDIOTS. Like Mandisa of the BNOA, I definitely can’t afford them on my journey, and I almost feel that the only phone call they should make to you guys is to issue an apology and announce a damn name change. They don’t represent anything even CLOSE to where I’m at, and I’m so sad that they kicked up so much dust on your show. Sorry about that–and kudos and support… Read more »

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