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News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

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News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

In April 3 meeting, UUA Board of Trustees endorses ‘UU White Supremacy Teach In,’ discusses plan for interim president, outlines plan for audit of hiring practices.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/5/2017

Critics see white supremacy in UUA hiring practices

UU news

Critics see white supremacy in UUA hiring practices

Latest senior hire, of a white man, highlights staff leadership that remains mostly white.

Elaine McArdle | 3/27/2017

Humiliation and hostility: A riot lives on

Feature

Humiliation and hostility: A riot lives on

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.

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 3/20/2017 | Spring 2017

The dream of white innocence

Feature

The dream of white innocence

Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?

William G Sinkford | 11/28/2016 | Winter 2016

The act of not seeing

From the editor

The act of not seeing

‘This is how it feels a lot of the time,’ says one racial justice activist, ‘like white folks are just walking around like everything is okay.’

Christopher L. Walton | 1/16/2017 | Winter 2016

The past is alive at Whitney Plantation

Ideas

The past is alive at Whitney Plantation

You can’t rewrite history, but you can help right many of the wrongs through education.

Elaine McArdle | 1/9/2017 | Winter 2016

In François Clemmons’s unlikely neighborhood

Life

In François Clemmons’s unlikely neighborhood

Clemmons looks back on his music career and his groundbreaking role on ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.’

Heather Beasley Doyle | 10/3/2016 | Fall 2016

Two UUs released after arrest at anti-KKK protest

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Two UUs released after arrest at anti-KKK protest

Two Unitarian Universalists arrested in fight with Ku Klux Klan members released without charges or bail after three days in Anaheim jail.

Kenny Wiley | 3/2/2016 | Summer 2016

Power of community, the peril of individualism

Spirit

Power of community, the peril of individualism

True community doesn’t happen unless everyone is willing to give up some of their identity as an individual.

Cheryl M. Walker | 1/4/2016 | Winter 2015

Justice and redemption

Life

Justice and redemption

‘Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done,’ writes Bryan Stevenson in Just Mercy, the new UUA Common Read.

Gail Forsyth-Vail | 11/1/2015 | Winter 2015

A mixture of triumph and pain

From the president

A mixture of triumph and pain

The UUA General Assembly in Portland, Oregon, contained a mixture of triumph and pain that reflects the state of our movement and the state of America.

Peter Morales | 9/21/2015 | Fall 2015

Final texts: Social witness statements at General Assembly

General Assembly

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.
 

Kenny Wiley | 7/9/2015

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