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  1. In 1978, Peoples Temple, a Black multiracial church once at the forefront of progressive San Francisco politics, self-destructed in a Guyana jungle settlement named after its white leader, the Reverend Jim Jones. Over 900 people died in the largest religious murder-suicide in American history. The majority of them were Black women from all walks of life. Sikivu Hutchinson, the first African American woman to write a novel about this tragedy, asks: What was their story? "Sikivu Hutchinson's vision of Jonestown, of the real people who left behind despair for what they thought was belief and hope, is a valuable one - her take is the one America hasn't yet seen." --Susan Straight, author, Between Heaven and Hereand Take One Candle, Light a Room "Hauntingly evocative." Duchess Harris, author, Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Clinton/Obama White Nights, Black Paradise A story of Black struggle and Black sacrifice, loyalty and betrayal November 2015 Amazon Review copies available
  2. http://www.amazon.com/Moral-Combat-Atheists-Gender-Politics/dp/057807186X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1318995914&sr=1-1 Sikivu Hutchinson just wrote a new book called Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars, the first book on atheism, the Black Church and the Religious Right, etc. from a black woman's perspective. Also, Harriet Washington, author of Medical Apartheid is another author who should be "known" http://www.amazon.com/Medical-Apartheid-Experimentation-Americans-Colonial/dp/076791547X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1319408286&sr=1-1
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