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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

‘Always in beta’

Looking back

‘Always in beta’

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

Kris Willcox | 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

Life

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?

Feature

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’

Life

‘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

Ideas

The Universalist Klansman

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

Colin Bossen | 8/13/2018 | Summer 2018

Becoming the religious people we want to be

From the president

Becoming the religious people we want to be

It is important to be honest about our complicated history, not to bring shame or guilt, but to bring understanding that can inform our faith today.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 6/4/2018 | Summer 2018

Film footnotes

Ideas

Film footnotes

There are Unitarian Universalist angles to four prominent movies this season.

Christopher L. Walton | 2/26/2018 | Spring 2018

The Edict of Torda, a landmark in religious freedom

Looking back

The Edict of Torda, a landmark in religious freedom

The 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda in 2018 marks a foundational moment for liberal religion.

Eric Cherry | 1/22/2018 | Winter 2017

The black hole in the white UU psyche

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The black hole in the white UU psyche

What is the consequence of not knowing Unitarian Universalism’s black history? We have embraced a false narrative about who we are.

Mark Morrison-Reed | 10/2/2017 | Fall 2017

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