Meet Sikivu

Sikivu Hutchinson is an American feminist, novelist, playwright and director. She is the author of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Heretic (2021), Humanists in the Hood: Unapologetically Black, Feminist, and Heretical (2020), White Nights, Black Paradise (2015), Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars (2011), and Imagining Transit: Race, Gender, and Transportation Politics in Los Angeles (2003). Moral Combat is the first book on atheism to be published by an African-American woman. In 2013 she was named Secular Woman of the year and in 2020 she was a recipient of the Harvard Humanist of the Year award.

Sikivu Hutchinson is an American feminist, novelist, playwright and director. She is the author of The Rock ‘n’ Roll Heretic (2021), Humanists in the Hood: Unapologetically Black, Feminist, and Heretical (2020), White Nights, Black Paradise (2015), Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars (2011), and Imagining Transit: Race, Gender, and Transportation Politics in Los Angeles (2003). Moral Combat is the first book on atheism to be published by an African-American woman. In 2013 she was named Secular Woman of the year and in 2020 she was a recipient of the Harvard Humanist of the Year award.

The Roar of Distant Engines and Other Stories by Sikivu Hutchinson

The Roar of Distant Engines: New Audiobook available on Audible!

The new audiobook for “The Roar of Distant Engines”, Sikivu Hutchinson’s speculative fiction/sci fi/horror collection is narrated by the phenomenal actress and voice artist El Piard. El reads an excerpt from the story “Rule of the Jungle” in this promo: Somewhere in white middle America, a special beast bonds with its master. Available on Audible: https://bit.ly/4cFAGck

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Our Communities are Still MIA on the Epidemic of Violence Against Black Women and Girls

By Sikivu Hutchinson from An Injustice magazine “Black feminists often talk about their feelings of craziness before becoming conscious of the concepts of sexual politics, patriarchal rule, and most importantly, feminism, the political analysis and practice that we women use to struggle against our oppression. The fact that racial politics and indeed racism are pervasive factors in our lives did not allow us, and still does not allow most Black women, to look more deeply into our own experiences and,

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#Standing4BlackGirls Coalition at the L.A. City Council in March

WLP’s #Standing4BlackGirls coalition slams the failure of Black electeds, Mayor Bass and the L.A. City Council at its March 1, 2024 Council meeting marking the one year anniversary of the L.A. City Human Rights and Equity department’s report on skyrocketing rates of domestic and sexual violence against Black women and girls. With Sikivu Hutchinson, Jessica Robinson, Tomorrie Cook and Suzette Shaw. www.womensleadershipla.org

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