No time for a casual faith
The president of the Unitarian Universalist Association reflects on the spiritual challenges of confronting the resurgence of American white nationalism.
The messages we send
Too often, the idea that marginalized people cannot and should not expect to be fully and sincerely included in the fabric of our communities is reinforced by each of us.
Watch Brittany Packnett’s Ware Lecture to the UUA General Assembly
‘The more you benefit from supremacy the more responsible you have to be to dismantle it,’ Brittany Packnett tells Unitarian Universalists gathered in Kansas City.
UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism hosts public witness event at 2018 General Assembly focused on criminal justice reform.
The Universalist Klansman
Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.
Wakanda or Watts
Is Unitarian Universalism an oasis or a war zone for blacks?
Read this: Commission releases report on hiring practices controversy
Commission on Institutional Change completes investigation of contested hiring process for UUA Southern Region Lead position in 2017, offers reflections and recommendations for ‘fundamental and deep’ changes.
UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color
UUA has been asked for help with more than fifteen conflicts this year. Commission on Institutional Change calls for investigation of ‘disparate treatment of people of color by congregations.’
Assumed identities: A personal history of passing
I want to tell the truth now, about how I passed—and how people passed me off—as an American Indian.
Choosing a stubborn love
Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.
Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial
Seeing my own racism is like any other kind of self-knowledge: Unpleasant, but very real.
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.