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The ball that didn’t break us

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The ball that didn’t break us

What Unitarian Universalists can learn from the handling of the controversial Thomas Jefferson costume ball at the 1993 UUA General Assembly.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Why are we talking about white supremacy?

Feature

Why are we talking about white supremacy?

The idiot’s guide to critical race theory.

Crystal M. Fleming | 1/21/2019 | Winter 2018

Following the leaders

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Following the leaders

In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.

Alicia Cooke | 12/10/2018 | Winter 2018

No time for a casual faith

Feature

No time for a casual faith

The president of the Unitarian Universalist Association reflects on the spiritual challenges of confronting the resurgence of American white nationalism.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 9/10/2018 | Fall 2018

‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service

General Assembly

‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service

‘As Unitarian Universalists, we are first and foremost religious communities that practice love as our foundation—and we are living in times of heartbreak, violence, and pain.’

Staff Writer | 6/28/2018

The Universalist Klansman

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The Universalist Klansman

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

Colin Bossen | 8/13/2018 | Summer 2018

UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority

UU news

UUA board will press congregations to make cultural change a priority

“Lives are being destroyed” by white supremacy culture in Unitarian Universalist communities, trustees say; board will address congregations this month.

Elaine McArdle | 5/11/2018

UUA leaders alarmed by conflicts reported by religious professionals of color

UU news

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

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

Keeping an open heart

Life

Keeping an open heart

As a Jewish UU, I delve into the layers of white supremacy culture without and within.

Dara Olandt | 11/27/2017 | Winter 2017

The practice of our faith

From the president

The practice of our faith

This is no time for a casual faith. And we Unitarian Universalists must remember that we are not in this alone.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 11/7/2017 | Winter 2017

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