Seeds of hatred and division
Donald Trump has marshaled a movement that isn’t going to evaporate.
Songs when you need them
Ysaye Barnwell and the music of community, resistance, and power.
The road back to being human together
Multifaith coalition is the redemptive spark for a polarized people.
The United States of Otherness
A Dixieland chorus of separate lines / Just lucky to be in the same key, in the same room.
The new fusion politics
‘In North Carolina, we’re showing once again that when people of different faiths and colors come together and demand change from a moral perspective, it touches the conscience of a nation.’
‘Powerfully, adamantly, dangerously afraid’
A discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s provocative new book Between the World and Me.
Justice and redemption
‘Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done,’ writes Bryan Stevenson in Just Mercy, the new UUA Common Read.
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.”
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.
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.”
News brief: UUA Board honors nine Charleston martyrs
UUA Board of Trustees remembers victims, discusses bylaw changes, and more at pre-General Assembly meeting.
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.’