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“Straight To Hell” from Godless Americana, forthcoming Fall 2012

By Sikivu Hutchinson Northerners are trained to revile the “primitivism” of the South. It’s a reflex borne of the legacy of slavery as well as an American gothic of trailer parks, inbred cousins, moonshine swilling troglodytes, toothless Klansmen wielding Confederate … Continue reading

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Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels

Excerpt: Godless Americana, Forthcoming Summer 2012 ISBN: 978-0615586106 By Sikivu Hutchinson The Judgment day billboard sprawls luminously below like a big tricked out index card over Memphis. The Rapture is coming, a world-wide crucible spreading death and destruction to the … Continue reading

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Moral Combat, An Enlightening Book from a Feminist Point of View

    Amazon Reader J. Gomez writes: “Moral Combat” is an enlightening book about the current struggle of black humanist atheist beliefs from a feminist point of view. This informative 280-page book is composed of the following eight chapters: 1. … Continue reading

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Moral Combat Explored

Moral Combat Explored: A Chat with Dr. Sikivu Hutchinson FROM BRONZE MAGAZINE: She’s black; she’s a feminist; and she’s an atheist. Author and lecturer Dr. Sikivu Hutchinson makes no pretense about her progressive “non- beliefs.” In her book, Moral Combat: … Continue reading

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REVIEWS FOR MORAL COMBAT

  “Sikivu is an amazing scholar and writer, with the courage to ‘betray her culture’ (as some would see it) by renouncing the religion that gives so much comfort and identity to so many people. But she does it with … Continue reading

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Ordering Info for Moral Combat

AVAILABLE AT ECKOBOOKS.COM FEBRUARY 2011

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Sikivu Hutchinson Winter-Spring Book Signings & Appearances

January 5 @10:20 p.m., WBAI NY Women’s Collective radio show February 19th, Secular Student’s Association Conference, Thousand Oaks, CA, 3:00 p.m. March 14, Interfaith Voices radio interview, interfaithradio.org, 6:00 p.m. EST March 20th, Center for Inquiry, Costa Mesa, CA March 23, … Continue reading

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Moral Combat: Release February 2011

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Beyond the Sacrificial Good Woman: Black Feminism and Freethought

By Sikivu Hutchinson In the 1997 film The Apostle Robert Duvall plays a white Southern Christian fundamentalist preacher and murderer on the lam seeking redemption. The film is literally cluttered with images of devout blacks, from black women swaying in … Continue reading

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

Forthcoming By Sikivu Hutchinson As one of the most religious and racially segregated communities in the U.S., African Americans generally view atheism as a form of race betrayal. Socially conservative on abortion, same sex marriage and church/state separation, the Black … Continue reading

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