Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 25 2012

The GOP’s Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses

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By Sikivu Hutchinson With the final countdown to the election the GOP and the Religious Right are desperately trying to get their compassionate conservatism on.  After months of spewing white supremacist Minuteman rhetoric about dangerous illegals, Mitt Romney has come, hat in hand, to Latinos with a “kinder gentler” message.  President Obama’s granting of work …

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Jun 21 2012

Norm Allen on Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics and the Values Wars

Excerpted From QBR, Quarterly Black Book Review: By Norm R. Allen Jr. Sikivu Hutchinson’s superbly written and well-researched book stands out like a sore thumb among the books of “New Atheists” such as Christopher Hitchens, Victor Stenger, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett.  Hutchinson puts forth a bold analysis of the political and religious …

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Jun 16 2012

Undocumented and Unafraid

Janeth Silva

  President Obama’s announcement that he will grant work permits and freedom from potential deportation to thousands of undocumented immigrant youth was a victory for human rights and partial payoff for the activism of undocumented youth across the nation. Having deported more undocumented immigrants than any president in recent memory, Obama’s administration has a lot to answer for. …

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Jun 11 2012

The Uppity Negress & the O.G.s

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By Sikivu Hutchinson Word on the street has it that that uppity Negress/bad bitch from Black Skeptics has elicited “complaints” from a cabal of festering white men.  Last week PZ Myers reported that he and a few others had gotten an industry memo about her article “Black Atheists Rising” in the International Humanists News journal.  Since uppity …

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Jun 02 2012

Stop Christian Fascist Homophobes

By Sikivu Hutchinson A video clip featuring a little white boy singing “I know the Bible’s right, somebody’s wrong…ain’t no homos gonna make it to heaven” in an Indiana church has gone viral.  The boy finishes his joyful noise to a thunderous standing ovation, macho high fives, and raucous laughter from the cornfed Americana congregation.  The …

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