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Choosing a stubborn love

Life

Choosing a stubborn love

Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.

Michael Hornsby | 2/26/2018

Assumed identities: A personal history of passing

Feature

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 | 3/1/2018

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

Feature

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’

Feature

‘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

Blog

Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists respond to Charlottesville

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

Lauren Walleser | 8/18/2017

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

General Assembly

Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture

‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’

Elaine McArdle, Kenny Wiley | 6/28/2017

Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In

General Assembly

Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In

Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera, Kenny Wiley receive standing ovation for ‘heroic work.’

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2017

News brief: Board drafts charge for interim president

Blog

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

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