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White Nights, Black Paradise film: Casting Multi-generational Black Actresses

We’re currently casting for a short film treatment of White Nights, Black Paradise in the L.A. area, looking for diverse Black women 30s-60s, queer, trans, straight  (and a few white folk): Abbreviated CAST Taryn Strayer, an African American accountant in her … Continue reading

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White Nights, Black Paradise: The Players

Who is this novel about? If you’re of a certain age, you probably remember the horror of seeing pictures of the 900 plus dead bodies of Peoples Temple church members, the majority of them African American, in Jonestown, Guyana in … Continue reading

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White Nights, Black Paradise book trailer

Due November 2015

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Now Available from Infidel Books

“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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Mutiny of Sons

On Jim Jones’ black and white sons, excerpt from White Nights, Black Paradise: “Could he cut himself open and quarantine the genes that were his father’s for an hour, a day, a year?” Continue reading

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The Monster at the End of This Book

From, White Nights, Black Paradise Black is surely Beautiful. The signs from our classroom float in the air, curling from the heat, rain and dried blood. We like to read. We like to play. We count down the seconds until recess. … Continue reading

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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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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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