Humanists in the Hood

What does it mean to be a ‘Humanist in the Hood’ in a New Jim Crow era of deep racial, gender and economic inequality? Author Sikivu Hutchinson discusses her new book Humanists in the Hood, Unapologetically Black, Feminist, and Heretical and the anti-racist challenge to mainstream humanism.

Sikivu Hutchinson is a writer and educator. Her books and plays include Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics and the Values Wars, the novel White Nights, Black Paradise and the play/web-series Narcolepsy, Inc. She is the founder of the Women’s Leadership Project program for girls of color and Black Skeptics L.A. Sikivu is also a member of the Black Humanist Alliance Leadership Council.