Media roundup: Unitarian Universalists respond to Charlottesville
The Unitarian Universalists in the Media blog will return next week.
Bryan Stevenson weaves story, policy in 2017 Ware Lecture
‘We will not change the world if we’re not willing to do uncomfortable things.’
Religious educators honor three who created UU White Supremacy Teach-In
Aisha Hauser, Christina Rivera, Kenny Wiley receive standing ovation for ‘heroic work.’
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.
Critics see white supremacy in UUA hiring practices
Latest senior hire, of a white man, highlights staff leadership that remains mostly white.
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.
The dream of white innocence
Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?
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.’
The past is alive at Whitney Plantation
You can’t rewrite history, but you can help right many of the wrongs through education.
In François Clemmons’s unlikely neighborhood
Clemmons looks back on his music career and his groundbreaking role on ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.’
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.
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.