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Selma

Reckoning with history

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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.

Amy K. Nelson | 6/1/2015 | Summer 2015

UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQ

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UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQ

Bronze monument commemorates three civil rights martyrs killed in Alabama in 1965.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/6/2015

In Selma, ‘we are your partners forever’

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In Selma, ‘we are your partners forever’

More than 500 Unitarian Universalists join 50th anniversary march in Selma, Alabama.

Christopher L. Walton, Elaine McArdle | 3/6/2015 | Summer 2015

A life lesson from Hollywood

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A life lesson from Hollywood

In ‘Selma,’ James Reeb offers a compelling lesson in being a racial justice ally.

Aisha Hauser | 1/19/2015 | Spring 2015

Selma at the cinema

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Selma at the cinema

An important film introduces Unitarian Universalists Reeb and Liuzzo, but doesn't mention their faith.

John A Buehrens | 1/19/2015 | Spring 2015

Selma’s challenge

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Selma’s challenge

In the past, our religious forebears had stood on the brink of making a difference in racial justice, and had wavered. Not this time.

Mark Morrison-Reed | 1/5/2015 | Winter 2014

‘So nobly started’

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‘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.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/1/2001 | May/June 2001

The view from the balcony

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The view from the balcony

A witness’s diary captures the torment and magic of James Reeb’s eulogy.

Richard D. Leonard | 5/1/2001 | May/June 2001

The longest march

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The longest march

A witness to Selma’s tragedies revisits the path of tears and learns to dry his own.

Clark Olsen | 5/1/2001 | May/June 2001

The march of time

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The march of time

From Selma to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/1/2001 | May/June 2001