‘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.’
UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism hosts public witness event at 2018 General Assembly focused on criminal justice reform.
Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters
During brief protest of Unitarian Universalist support for LGBT lives by Westboro Baptist Church, police arrest a local activist. General Assembly Safety Team works to de-escalate situation with police.
The Universalist Klansman
Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.
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.
Media roundup: UU congregations work for racial justice
A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.
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.’
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.
Choosing a stubborn love
Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.
Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial
Seeing my own racism is like any other kind of self-knowledge: Unpleasant, but very real.
Getting intersectional means showing up when there are no pink hats
Only speaking out when one has skin in the game isn’t activism; it’s just self-preservation.
Introducing ‘Side with Love,’ a more accessible public witness campaign
UUA’s public witness campaign changes name after criticism that ‘Standing on the Side of Love’ privileged able-bodied people.