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.
The Universalist Klansman
Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.
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.
There are Unitarian Universalist angles to four prominent movies this season.
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.
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.
Jazz tribute to Ruby Bridges
UU composer Darrell Grant honors 6-year-old’s bravery with new suite.
In the lineage of Montgomery
The Rev. Jesse Jackson preaches at Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Roger Nash Baldwin, Unitarian co-founder of ACLU
Unitarian co-founder of the ACLU helped to define and defend civil liberties.
Tulsa’s 1921 massacre leaves painful legacy
Racial justice activists, many of them Unitarian Universalists, work in Tulsa to overcome the painful legacy of a 1921 riot that killed up to 300 Black people.
Humanism at 100
Across a century of change, Humanism has continued to evolve.
The dream of white innocence
Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?