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Mother Mabelean: A White Woman Speaks

By Sikivu Hutchinson From White Nights, Black Paradise They say the darker the berry the sweeter the juice. But how can that be? When blood runs so dark and deep and bitter. I was never afraid of dying or the … Continue reading

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Are We Black, Proud and Socialist?

White Nights, Black Paradise: A Novel “Sikivu Hutchinson’s vision of Jonestown, of the real people who left behind despair for what they thought was belief and hope, is a valuable one – her take is the one America hasn’t yet … Continue reading

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Prophet Zeke: White Nights

By Sikivu Hutchinson Early on as a small child I had the visions, the supreme gift, and it was recognized. Supposedly it ran in the family, through what they called the matrilineal line, but some quirk in blood gave it … Continue reading

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Godless Americana: Provocative, Infuriating Feminist View

From the Humanist Magazine By Norm Allen, Jr: “Godless Americana is an incredibly provocative book, containing something to infuriate practically anyone who reads it. And I suspect that the author wouldn’t have it any other way.” Sikivu Hutchinson is an … Continue reading

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The Racial Politics of Atheism | RD10Q | Religion Dispatches

The Racial Politics of Atheism | RD10Q | Religion Dispatches. Interview with Sikivu Hutchinson on the themes and issues explored in her groundbreaking new book.

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Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels

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God’s Body, Good Christians & the Black Other

From Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels By Sikivu Hutchinson It’s a good time to be Christian in America. The dark dirty era of persecution has receded and being Christian, shouting it loud and balls to the breeze proud without … Continue reading

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Reader Praise for Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars

“I just finished reading your book “Moral Combat” and I wanted to thank you for writing it. I am an atheist college professor teaching sociology (mostly criminology and globalization) and while I enjoy reading “New Atheist” folks like Dawkins and … Continue reading

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Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels

“So much conversation regarding atheism and humanism gains no  traction, and does little to push beyond areas of comfort and well  worn arguments.  Sikivu Hutchinson’s work offers an important  corrective to this.  With clear and sharp insights, Hutchinson pushes  readers … Continue reading

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“Innocent” From Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels

By Sikivu Hutchinson Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s popularity amongst conservative women highlights the gender nuances of America’s Jim Crow era nostalgia. God’s body has both religious and secular overtones in the pop culture fixation on and battle over … Continue reading

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