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.’
Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists
A white Minnesota minister seeks to involve more Unitarian Universalists in the Black Lives Matter movement.
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.
‘This is home for me’
A black Baltimore Unitarian Universalist marches for Freddie Gray, her city, and her faith.
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.
Leon Spencer honored with UUA’s highest award
Pioneer in UUA’s antiracism and antioppression efforts recognized with Distinguished Service Award.
UUs lead as riot survivors receive payments in Tulsa
Estimates of those killed in the 1921 rampage range from 38 to 300.