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What churches learn when they proclaim Black Lives Matter

Predominately white congregations reflect on the pushback and vandalism they experience for affirming “Black Lives Matter.”

vandalized Black Lives Matter banner in Reno, Nevada

The first Black Lives Matters banner posted by the UU Fellowship of Reno, Nevada, was defaced in August (above; © Neal T. Anderson); the second was stolen. The fellowship has put up a third banner, and provides smaller ones for members’ yards.