Listen to this: NPR podcast investigates 1965 murder of the Rev. James Reeb
‘White Lies’ retells the story of the murder of a white Unitarian Universalist minister and civil rights activist, which galvanized support for the Voting Rights Act but which the white residents of Selma, Alabama, refused to help solve.
Reckoning with history
After fifty years, the families and friends of three civil rights martyrs return to Selma, still weighing the price they had to pay.
UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQ
Bronze monument commemorates three civil rights martyrs killed in Alabama in 1965.
In Selma, ‘we are your partners forever’
More than 500 Unitarian Universalists join 50th anniversary march in Selma, Alabama.
A life lesson from Hollywood
In ‘Selma,’ James Reeb offers a compelling lesson in being a racial justice ally.
Selma at the cinema
An important film introduces Unitarian Universalists Reeb and Liuzzo, but doesn't mention their faith.
In the past, our religious forebears had stood on the brink of making a difference in racial justice, and had wavered. Not this time.
‘So nobly started’
Martin Luther King Jr.’s never-published eulogy for James Reeb, a memoir, and a monument renew ‘the challenge and charge’ of Selma.
The view from the balcony
A witness’s diary captures the torment and magic of James Reeb’s eulogy.
The longest march
A witness to Selma’s tragedies revisits the path of tears and learns to dry his own.
The march of time
From Selma to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Staff investigative work turns up lost eulogy
How we found Martin Luther King Jr.’s lost eulogy for a murdered Unitarian Universalist.