I don't read Greta Christina much (personal preference, mostly, in that I get two-thirds of my way through one of her posts and wonder why she's taking this long to say what she's saying), but she did a series on race and atheism lately that I just came across and thought was worth linking here, in case people were interested.
- Getting it Right Early: Why Atheists Need to Act Now on Gender and Race
A primer on the systemic biases, that even in the absence of racist or sexist attitudes (intended to be a provisional assumption, which she suggests is likely unwarranted), lead to white male dominated organizations remaining white male dominated.
- Race, Gender, and Atheism, Part 2: What We Need to Do -- And Why
A primer on corrective actions. I especially like that she discusses the failures of the (white, gay, cis male dominated) LGBT movement to treat LGBT people of color as anything other than fetishized or fully-alien others, and how the LGBT movement is currently paying for that stupidity. I feel like I'm forever bringing this up on atheist boards ("Don't DO that; the LGBT movement did that, and believe me, it's a bad idea!"), but I usually never get much more than cricket chirps back.
I haven't gone through the comments on either post yet, so I don't have a sense of how well-received either has been nor how much fail is going on in the comments. The only blog response I've found so far is this at Daylight Atheism, which is mostly a signal boost: