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Spiking unemployment during the pandemic has resulted in long lines at food pantries (here, in Brooklyn), with Latinx and Black households more than twice as likely as white households to report being food insecure.

Spiking unemployment during the pandemic has resulted in long lines at food pantries (here, in Brooklyn), with Latinx and Black households more than twice as likely as white households to report being food insecure. (© 2020 Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)

The growing divisions and inequities in our democracy became even more stark this year as COVID-19 and its economic impact coincided with a mass uprising against police brutality and systemic racism, and a reactionary backlash. How can we address these “three pandemics” of public health, racial injustice, and economic inequality?

Pandemic Reckoning

Pandemic Reckoning

Six experts in public health, racial injustice, economic inequality, extremism, and Unitarian Universalist theology talk about the deep fissures the past year has revealed—and how we can move forward.

Joshua Eaton 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Media Roundup: Pandemic Memorials, Promoting Diversity, Grants for Community Service

Media Roundup: Pandemic Memorials, Promoting Diversity, Grants for Community Service

Unitarian Universalist congregations in the news.

Staff Writer 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Q&A: jessie little doe baird

Q&A: jessie little doe baird

Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council Vice-Chairwoman jessie little doe baird discusses issues facing the Wampanoag and other Native Americans.

Staff Writer 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

Incongruous

Incongruous

“the word- / less blues cry of Hope”

Everett Hoagland 5/1/2021 Spring 2021