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Wakanda or Watts

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Wakanda or Watts

Is Unitarian Universalism an oasis or a war zone for blacks?

Adam Lawrence Dyer | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

The Universalist Klansman

Ideas

The Universalist Klansman

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

Colin Bossen | 6/1/2018 | Summer 2018

Read this: Commission releases report on hiring practices controversy

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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.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/9/2018

UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color

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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.’

Elaine McArdle | 3/29/2018 | Summer 2018

Assumed identities: A personal history of passing

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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.

Brando Skyhorse | 4/16/2018 | Spring 2018

Choosing a stubborn love

Life

Choosing a stubborn love

Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.

Michael Hornsby | 2/26/2018 | Spring 2018

Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial

Spirit

Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial

Seeing my own racism is like any other kind of self-knowledge: Unpleasant, but very real.

Doug Muder | 2/5/2018

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

Of course I’m racist

Spirit

Of course I’m racist

Unlike many Unitarian Universalists, I was brought up openly racist. I’ve made progress, and I still have a long way to go.

Doug Muder | 9/18/2017 | Fall 2017

‘We have all been charged’

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‘We have all been charged’

At the General Assembly in New Orleans, Unitarian Universalists find hopeful signs in a time of surprising change.

Kenny Wiley, Elaine McArdle | 9/6/2017 | Fall 2017

Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott

Spirit

Poem: I mourn for Walter Scott

‘a man much like myself’

Michael Bourgo | 9/1/2017 | Fall 2017

Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists respond to Charlottesville

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Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists respond to Charlottesville

The Unitarian Universalists in the Media blog will return next week.

Lauren Walleser | 8/18/2017

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