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Justice and redemption

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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

GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion

General Assembly

GA Talk: #BlackLivesMatter is inevitable conclusion

Amanda Weatherspoon and Kenny Wiley situate contemporary Unitarian Universalism in relation to the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Kenneth Sutton 6/26/2015

News brief: 7 UUs arrested at ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Connecticut

Blog

News brief: 7 UUs arrested at ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Connecticut

Seven Unitarian Universalists among the 17 arrested in Hartford, Connecticut, protest.

Kenny Wiley 6/9/2015

Read this: The racial history of swimming pools

Blog

Read this: The racial history of swimming pools

‘Everyone who was getting put on the ground was black, Mexican, Arabic,’ Brooks, who is white, said. ‘[The cop] didn’t even look at me. It was kind of like I was invisible.’

Kenny Wiley 6/8/2015

Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists

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Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists

A white Minnesota minister seeks to involve more Unitarian Universalists in the Black Lives Matter movement.

Kenny Wiley 5/28/2015

Letter from a hoped-for future

Feature

Letter from a hoped-for future

What Unitarian Universalism looks like, twenty years from now.

Rosemary Bray McNatt 3/9/2015 Spring 2015

The empowerment tragedy

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The empowerment tragedy

Four decades have passed since controversy over ‘black empowerment’ nearly tore the Unitarian Universalist Association apart. Even now, UUs remain unreconciled over what was for many a life-defining fight.

Mark Morrison-Reed 1/16/2012 Winter 2011

We must change

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We must change

We must admit that Unitarian Universalism has a specific, sometimes alienating culture, and we must change it.

Rosemary Bray McNatt 2/22/2010 Spring 2010

Can Unitarian Universalism change?

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Can Unitarian Universalism change?

Our tradition has always been responsive to the needs of its time, but are we ready to adapt to our increasingly multicultural society?

Paul Rasor 2/22/2010 Spring 2010

Leon Spencer honored with UUA’s highest award

UU news

Leon Spencer honored with UUA’s highest award

Pioneer in UUA’s antiracism and antioppression efforts recognized with Distinguished Service Award.

Michelle Bates Deakin 7/20/2007 Fall 2007

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