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Sikivu Hutchinson,author of Moral Combat:Black Atheist,Gender Politics & the Value Wars

Date:
Friday, May 27, 2011
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
Revolution Books
Email:
Phone:
(510)848-1196
Address:
2425 Channing Way(off of Telegraph Avenue)
Location Details:
Revolution Books
2425 Channing Way(in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue).Wheelchair accessible,donations accepted.

Revolution Books welcomes Sikivu Hutchinson author of "Moral Combat: Black Atheist, Gender Politics and the Value Wars"."In the book I examine the implications of black Christian religiosity, skepticism, humanism, and atheism from an African American feminist perspective, taking on Christian fundamentalist fascism and the hijacking of public morality....despite longstanding traditions of secular humanism, skepticism, and Freethought espoused by such thinkers as Frederick Douglass, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen and Richard Wright, atheism remains a taboo belief system in black communities."Sikivu Hutchinson is the author of Imagining Transit: Race, Gender, and Transportation Politics in Los Angeles and has published fiction, essays and critical theory in Social Text, California English, Black Agenda Report and American Atheist Magazine. She is a Senior Fellow with the Institute for Humanist Studies.

Added to the calendar on Sat, Apr 16, 2011 4:45PM
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