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New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience

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New UUA Common Read choices focus on indigenous peoples’ experience

Discussion guide available for ‘An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States.’

Staff Writer | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

Historic Ohio church gets new cupola

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Historic Ohio church gets new cupola

News briefs: Youngstown, Ohio, church puts cupola where steeple had been; All Souls in Manhattan marks bicentennial; Casper, Wyoming, UUs help install mural honoring local civil rights martyr James Reeb.

Staff Writer | 11/1/2019 | Winter 2019

Spiritual friendship and social justice

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Spiritual friendship and social justice

The Transcendentalists practiced the art of forming and maintaining spiritual friendships transcending differences of gender, social location, theology, politics, and race.

John A. Buehrens | 10/28/2019 | Fall 2019

NPR confirms four men attacked Reeb in 1965

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NPR confirms four men attacked Reeb in 1965

Investigative series confirms that four white men joined in the attack that killed civil rights activist James Reeb in 1965. 

Christopher L. Walton | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

‘Always in beta’

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‘Always in beta’

The Church of the Larger Fellowship celebrates seventy-five years of innovative ministry.

Kris Willcox | 8/19/2019 | Summer 2019

Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation

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Media roundup: Woman takes asylum at Maryland congregation

More UUs in the news: Leslie Mac in Essence, James Reeb on NPR, Tim Berners-Lee on the thirtieth anniversary of the Internet.

Staff Writer | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Listen to this: NPR podcast investigates 1965 murder of the Rev. James Reeb

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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.

Christopher L. Walton | 5/14/2019

Chaos and sanctuary

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Chaos and sanctuary

A decade after a fatal shooting, photo book reveals a journey of healing at Tennessee Valley UU Church in Knoxville.

Michelle Bates Deakin | 2/7/2019 | Winter 2018

Why are we talking about white supremacy?

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Why are we talking about white supremacy?

The idiot’s guide to critical race theory.

Crystal M. Fleming | 1/21/2019 | Winter 2018

‘I would still undertake the call’

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‘I would still undertake the call’

A New Hampshire congregation attempts to repair past wrongs by the church against a devoted biracial Universalist minister, his sister, and their family.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 12/17/2018 | Winter 2018

News roundup: Congregations mark big anniversaries, and a historic pipe organ is reborn

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News roundup: Congregations mark big anniversaries, and a historic pipe organ is reborn

Anniversaries and renovation news from congregations in Racine, Wisconsin; Sacramento, California; Lyons, Ohio; and Duxbury, Massachusetts.

Sonja L. Cohen | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

The Universalist Klansman

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The Universalist Klansman

Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.

Colin Bossen | 8/13/2018 | Summer 2018

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