Dr. Hutchinson will be appearing at the American Humanism Association’s 74th Annual Conference’s Afternoon Plenary: Panel: Humanism & Race. Race continues to matter in the United States. The examples of this reality are pressing and graphic. While humanists lament the poor approach of the religious regarding discourse on race and accompanying racism, less prevalent […]
Originally posted at Black Skeptics Los Angeles Black Skeptics Los Angeles‘ First in the Family Humanist Scholarship Application is Now Available for 2015 Awards TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF AWARDS ARE OFFERED: 1) Four $1000 scholarships will be awarded to LAUSD graduating seniors who will be the first in their immediate families […]
Originally Posted on Black Skeptics on FreeThought Blogs Judging from its recent “Atheists” news show CNN believes atheists of color don’t exist and atheism is just as whitebread as Tea Party evangelicalism. Arguably the only primetime show on the subject in recent memory, the program purported to be a sweeping […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.