by Roy Speckhardt
The nation’s conversation about discrimination continued unabated since the Trayvon Martin tragedy, but he certainly wasn’t the only victim of discrimination in recent times. If he was, Renisha McBride, Islan Nettles, and Dzuy Dhun Phan would still be alive today. As these stories make clear, discrimination comes in many forms against people who are black, transgender, atheist, and more. Humanists fight hard against discrimination, not only because it impacts nonbelievers on a daily basis, but because humanists believe that a person should be treated fairly and humanely regardless of who they love, how they identify, what they look like, what they believe, or what they don’t believe.
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