‘Protests feed the urgency’ for change
The Rev. Julie Taylor, a white minister, has advice for other racial justice allies from her work in Ferguson and St. Louis.
Black lives matter
This issue of UU World goes to press as Americans try to fathom video of the traffic stop that led to Sandra Bland’s death.
Black Lives Matter banners defaced at UU churches
Black Lives Matter banners at Unitarian Universalist churches have been defaced and stolen—sometimes repeatedly.
UUs mark anniversary of Michael Brown's death in Ferguson
The Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen among clergy arrested at Monday civil disobedience.
Five ways to support Black Lives Matter
Many Unitarian Universalists want to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Here are five ways to get started.
Read this: Questions about the death of Sandra Bland
The family of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail cell after she was arrested during a traffic stop is raising questions about how she died.
Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly
A Statement of Conscience and three Actions of Immediate Witness, passed by the 2015 General Assembly, focus on reproductive justice, Black Lives Matter, climate justice, and immigration.
Black Lives Matter resolution, rally, die-in cap General Assembly
“It’s not enough to say black lives matter—you have to believe it, and to live it.”
Cornel West challenges, electrifies in 2015 Ware Lecture
“Let the phones be smart,” Cornel West tells Unitarian Universalists. “We have to be wise and aspire to integrity.”
GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion
Amanda Weatherspoon and Kenny Wiley situate contemporary Unitarian Universalism in relation to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Interdependent Web: Lament for Emanuel AME Church
A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism.
News brief: 7 UUs arrested at ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Connecticut
Seven Unitarian Universalists among the 17 arrested in Hartford, Connecticut, protest.