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Interview by Secular Woman: Sikivu Hutchinson on Radical Humanism, Race and Gender

Black NonBelievers (Mandisa Thomas, President) and Judith Moore recently sponsored an event in Atlanta where Sikivu Hutchinson spoke on atheism, race, gender, and a plethora of additional cultural and historical influences that shape our society.  The talk was a well integrated and an astoundingly complex weaving of the everyday, the academic, […]

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Defense of Marriage: Racism, Family Values and the 99%

As the lead attorney for Proposition 8 trotted out the standard Christian fascist “marriage is only for procreation” party line before the Supreme Court yesterday, I was reminded of a 2012 Los Angeles Timesstory about the changing demographics of California families.  The article leads with an idyllic portrait of a white […]

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Beyond Starship Enterprise: Racism, Sexism, and the Science Pipeline

Decked out in a white lab coat straight from central casting, the African American science teacher featured in target’s latest “Back to School” commercial is a cartoonish reminder of the dearth of images of black scientists in American popular culture. Riffing about school supplies to the tune of Thomas Dolby’s “She Blinded […]