In Memoriam: Edd Doerr

Longtime humanist activist Edd Doerr passed away on February 6, 2020. He was eighty-nine years old.  Born into a working-class Catholic family in the 1930s Midwest, Doerr was the oldest of four children. At sixteen,... Read More

The Life and Times of Butterfly McQueen

“As my ancestors are free from slavery, I am free from the slavery of religion.” –Butterfly McQueen, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 8, 1989 Butterfly McQueen was born Thelma MacQueen in Tampa, Florida, in January 1911. Her... Read More