Cornel West challenges, electrifies in 2015 Ware Lecture
“Let the phones be smart,” Cornel West tells Unitarian Universalists. “We have to be wise and aspire to integrity.”
Call to action for climate justice, featuring Lummi Nation
General Assembly public witness event calls UUs to commit to climate justice.
Interdependent Web: Lament for Emanuel AME Church
A weekly roundup of blogs and other user-generated web content about Unitarian Universalism.
News brief: 7 UUs arrested at ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Connecticut
Seven Unitarian Universalists among the 17 arrested in Hartford, Connecticut, protest.
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.’
Read this: How many people are killed by U.S. police?
Teams of journalists and civilians are tracking down the numbers, and the stories behind them.
Read this: Theology of liberation for white antiracists
A white Minnesota minister seeks to involve more Unitarian Universalists in the Black Lives Matter movement.
Study: Suicide rates leap for young black children
A new study finds that suicide rates for black children ages 5 to 11 have leapt in recent years, while decreasing for white kids.
Grant will aid Baltimore church’s Black Lives Matter work
$3,000 from James Reeb Fund presented to First Unitarian Church of Baltimore.
Nights can be tough
I can’t fully express how scary it is when a man with a gun tells you ‘you’re fighting and trying to walk away from me’ as you stand still, attempting to comply.
We are all bound up together
Frances E. W. Harper (1825–1911) challenged us to practice a religion of justice.
‘Bearing witness to what I believed’
Virginia Volker recalls a lifetime of working for a more just Alabama.