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Sikivu Hutchinson
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Author, educator, wordsmith
Author, educator, wordsmith

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Proud, proud, proud of Women's Leadership Project and Young Male Scholars' youth leaders stepping up through intersectional peer education

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"In the post-industrial age, disappearing public sector jobs with union protection have undermined black economic mobility as black women are more likely to be employed in the public sector than white women."

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"For male predators, so-called religious authority has historically provided cover for institutionalized abuse and misogynist violence toward women and girls. The imprimatur of being faith-based often gives black men carte blanche to abuse and exploit with impunity because of the respect that these roles command in African American communities. Virtually without fail, the abusive behavior of “faith-based” black men is attributed to the individual having “strayed” from faith or the bible; a text that condones brutal violence against women."

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What does feminism mean for girls of color in South Los Angeles? How do black feminism, Latinx feminism and women of color feminism disrupt narratives of white female privilege and the marginalization of women of color in feminist movement organizing?

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"For secular white folk, white wealth and privilege is embodied in the everyday jobs women of color do—from low paid domestic work to farm work—to their status as fodder for and laborers in the nation’s mass incarceration regime."

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Redressing the invisibility of Black children in reading, literature and literary inquiry: "Of 3,200 children’s books published in 2013, just 93 were about black people, according to a study by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin."

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White Nights, Black Paradise the film: "The bible is the thing that brought us...it's what they used to rip us from the rich lands of Africa and put us into chains"

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"Trump’s shock troops, the GOP, and corporate Dems are heirs to Bacon’s Rebellion. Far too often, liberal-progressive whites seeking to forge coalitions based on workers’ rights disingenuously disregard this legacy and their own complicity in white supremacy."
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