Category Archive: faith in Los Angeles

May 08 2013

Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels NOW AVAILABLE

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  Over the past several years, the Right has spun the fantasy of colorblind, post-racial, post-feminist American exceptionalism. This Orwellian narrative anchors the most blistering conservative assault on secularism, civil rights, and public education in the post-Vietnam War era. It is no accident that this assault has occurred in an era in which whites have …

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May 25 2012

Return of the Welfare Queens: Feminism, Secularism, Anti-Racism

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By Sikivu Hutchinson The percentage of white feminists who are concerned about racism is still a minority of the movement, and even within this minority those who are personally sensitive and completely serious about formulating an activist challenge to racism are fewer still.  Barbara Smith, Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology In the American imagination, …

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Mar 09 2011

Moral Combat Featured in New Humanism

Excerpt from Moral Combat at the New Humanism: Faith’s smorgasboard beckons irresistibly from America’s city streets. A cross-country drive tells the story of its market value and allure, its unshakeable hold on the schizoid psyche of sex and Jesus-obsessed Americana. There is a church for every family, every true believer, every providence haggler, and every …

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