Celebrating Solidarity at Frederick Douglass’s House

Intersectional Humanism

Chocolate City Skeptic's National Day of Solidarity for Black Nonbelievers Outing 2/22/15

February not only marks the celebration of Black History Month but the Annual National Day of Solidarity for Black Nonbelievers, an event founded by Donald Wright, author of The Only Prayer I’ll Ever Pray. The event was conceived as a day to encourage fellowship and solidarity for black non-believers, as well as to encourage community activism and social justice. It is fitting that during this time that we reflect on radical humanist and freethinkers of color who fought for the equality and justice. And so, to celebrate Chocolate City Skeptics decided to visit the estate of one of these figures who once called The District his home: Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass is one of the often celebrated black humanist/secular figures that you often see referenced in the atheist secular community.

We visited Douglass’s beautiful Cedar Hill home, in Anacostia, in the Southeastern part of the city. Douglass purchased this home…

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2 thoughts on “Celebrating Solidarity at Frederick Douglass’s House

  1. tanique98 says:

    Glad your group was able to make it! We planned to go on Saturday but the weather made that difficult and I think they decided to close the house at the last minute.

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