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What churches learn when they proclaim Black Lives Matter

UU news

What churches learn when they proclaim Black Lives Matter

Predominately white congregations reflect on the pushback and vandalism they experience for affirming “Black Lives Matter.”

Joshua Eaton | 10/26/2015

Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly

General Assembly

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.
 

Kenny Wiley | 7/9/2015

Cornel West challenges, electrifies in 2015 Ware Lecture

General Assembly

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.”

Kenny Wiley | 6/28/2015

News brief: UUA Board honors nine Charleston martyrs

Blog

News brief: UUA Board honors nine Charleston martyrs

UUA Board of Trustees remembers victims, discusses bylaw changes, and more at pre-General Assembly meeting.

Elaine McArdle | 6/23/2015

Read this: The racial history of swimming pools

Blog

Read this: The racial history of swimming pools

‘Everyone who was getting put on the ground was black, Mexican, Arabic,’ Brooks, who is white, said. ‘[The cop] didn’t even look at me. It was kind of like I was invisible.’

Kenny Wiley | 6/8/2015

Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists

Blog

Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists

A white Minnesota minister seeks to involve more Unitarian Universalists in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Kenny Wiley | 5/28/2015

Nights can be tough

Feature

Nights can be tough

I can’t fully express how scary it is when a man with a gun tells you ‘you’re fighting and trying to walk away from me’ as you stand still, attempting to comply.

Kenny Wiley | 5/18/2015 | Fall 2015

‘This is home for me’

Life

‘This is home for me’

A black Baltimore Unitarian Universalist marches for Freddie Gray, her city, and her faith.

Kenny Wiley | 5/10/2015 | Fall 2015

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

Looking back

Charles Follen’s Christmas tree

How a man whose passions were religious freedom and the abolition of slavery came to be known as the father of American Christmas trees.

Kris Willcox | 12/23/2013 | Winter 2013

Leon Spencer honored with UUA’s highest award

UU news

Leon Spencer honored with UUA’s highest award

Pioneer in UUA’s antiracism and antioppression efforts recognized with Distinguished Service Award.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 7/20/2007 | Fall 2007

UUs lead as riot survivors receive payments in Tulsa

UU news

UUs lead as riot survivors receive payments in Tulsa

Estimates of those killed in the 1921 rampage range from 38 to 300.

Donald E. Skinner | 5/1/2002 | May/June 2002

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