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Terry Meaden (60+; married 43 years)
I know I'm not alone but it feels that way. I only know personally one other black person that admits to being a atheist. Most of those I do know are form online forums and books. I know Reginald Finley. I have been going to his website and listening to him for years. He also started one of the several black freethinkers Yahoo groups.
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