Sikivu was interviewed by Sincere Kirabo for Notes From an Apostate. Check it out here: While it can be nifty to specialize in a narrow niche, I always tip my hat off to those who are capable of addressing a broad stream of concerns with poise and academic prowess. I’m not sure how many can […]
The Kindle edition of Moral Combat, the critically acclaimed, 5/5 star book is currently free on Amazon. Grab your copy here! The Reviews are in: “In this text, Hutchinson has structured a very important analysis of the many factors that have given shape to black atheist identity and politics.” “A truly brave and groundbreaking book.””Informative. Inspirational. Politically relevant. […]
Women of color remain the most consistently religious group in the nation. At the same time, the majority of women of color live in highly segregated communities that cut across class lines. For many African American and Latino women of all backgrounds, faith and religion are intimately woven into their daily lived experiences, community contexts, […]
Originally posted on The Humanist Last Saturday I took my six year-old daughter to a demonstration and die-in in Hollywood. Across the globe, protestors from every walk of life have converged to express their outrage over the double whammy non-indictments of the white officers who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New […]
Listen to an excerpt from the forthcoming novel “White Nights, Black Paradise”; the character of Mabelean Jones reflects on race, meeting her husband the Rev. Jim Jones and being the white mother of a black son.
Originally posted on Chris Stedman’s Religion News Service blog: Fatheist One of the most evocative images from the protests in Ferguson, Missouri this summer was that of demonstrator Angela Jaboor wielding an “I Am a Woman” sign. Jaboor’s sign was modeled after the historic “I Am a Man” signs displayed by male civil rights activists in the 1960s. […]
On March 22, 2014 Sikivu Hutchinson spoke to the Houston Black Non-Believers (HBN) on Black feminism, secular humanism and social justice politics. The presentation was organized by HBN founder Donald Wright, author of “The Only Prayer I’ll Ever Pray: Let My People Go.”
In “Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels”, Sikivu Hutchinson takes us on a roller coaster ride through the different, interacting forms of underprivilege that affect People of Color in the United States, past and present. Throughout much of the journey, despite giving numerous examples a minority person can relate to, she maintains a measure of […]