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‘We have all been charged’

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‘We have all been charged’

At the General Assembly in New Orleans, Unitarian Universalists find hopeful signs in a time of surprising change.

Kenny Wiley, Elaine McArdle | 9/1/2017

Of course I’m racist

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Of course I’m racist

Unlike many UUs, I was brought up openly racist. I’ve made progress, and I still have a long way to go.

Doug Muder | 9/1/2017

Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott

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Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott

‘a man much like myself’

Michael Bourgo | 9/1/2017

The black hole in the white UU psyche

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The black hole in the white UU psyche

What is the consequence of not knowing Unitarian Universalism’s black history? We have embraced a false narrative about who we are.

Mark Morrison-Reed | 9/1/2017

Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists respond to Charlottesville

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Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists respond to Charlottesville

The Unitarian Universalists in the Media blog will return next week.

Lauren Walleser | 8/18/2017

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

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Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 6/28/2017

Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In

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Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In

Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera, Kenny Wiley receive standing ovation for ‘heroic work.’

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017

News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

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News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

In April 3 meeting, UUA Board of Trustees endorses ‘UU White Supremacy Teach In,’ discusses plan for interim president, outlines plan for audit of hiring practices.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/5/2017

Critics see white supremacy in UUA hiring practices

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Critics see white supremacy in UUA hiring practices

Latest senior hire, of a white man, highlights staff leadership that remains mostly white.

Elaine McArdle | 3/27/2017

Humiliation and hostility: A riot lives on

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Humiliation and hostility: A riot lives on

Racial justice activists, many of them Unitarian Universalists, work in Tulsa to overcome the painful legacy of a 1921 riot that killed up to 300 black people.

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 3/20/2017 | Spring 2017

The dream of white innocence

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The dream of white innocence

Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?

William G Sinkford | 11/28/2016 | Winter 2016

The act of not seeing

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The act of not seeing

‘This is how it feels a lot of the time,’ says one racial justice activist, ‘like white folks are just walking around like everything is okay.’

Christopher L. Walton | 1/16/2017 | Winter 2016

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