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The Rev. Carlton Smith, a UU minister, is competing in a primary election to represent District 10 in the Mississippi State Senate. Smith, who is both gay and black, says that, “When I think of the term ‘politics,’ I think of someone who is engaged in public life often for their own benefit, whereas those of us who are committed to public service are interested in doing what’s best for the people.” (NewNowNext, 6.27.19)
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Port Townsend, Washington, has worked together with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to create the Chetzemoka Trail, which educates visitors about mid-19th-century interactions between the S’Klallam people and newly arrived European settlers. (Peninsula Daily News, 6.29.19)
Lavender Darcangelo, a young woman who is blind and autistic, caught the attention of many on social media with a viral recording of her singing at First Parish UU Church of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. (Boston Globe, 6.27.19)
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The Rev. Heather Christensen writes “The Interdependent Web,” UU World’s weekly guide to Unitarian Universalist blogs. She lives with her partner Liesl and their two young children in Bellingham, Washington.
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