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Nights can be tough

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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.

Kenny Wiley | 5/18/2015 | Fall 2015

We are all bound up together

Looking back

We are all bound up together

Frances E. W. Harper (1825–1911) challenged us to practice a religion of justice.

Kenny Wiley | 7/2/2015 | Summer 2015

‘Bearing witness to what I believed’

Life

‘Bearing witness to what I believed’

Virginia Volker recalls a lifetime of working for a more just Alabama. 

Elaine McArdle | 6/29/2015 | Summer 2015

Black Lives Matter banner ‘brings out conversation’

Congregational life

Black Lives Matter banner ‘brings out conversation’

More than two dozen Unitarian Universalist congregations have put Black Lives Matter banners on their buildings.

Kenny Wiley | 6/11/2015 | Summer 2015

Reckoning with history

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Reckoning with history

After fifty years, the families and friends of three civil rights martyrs return to Selma, still weighing the price they had to pay.

Amy K. Nelson | 6/1/2015 | Summer 2015

Birmingham UU congregation honored for civil rights legacy

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Birmingham UU congregation honored for civil rights legacy

Small church fed, housed, transported, and advised at least 225 UUs who joined the Selma-to-Montgomery march in 1965.

Elaine McArdle | 5/14/2015 | Summer 2015

Photos from the 2015 Million Moms March

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Photos from the 2015 Million Moms March

Mothers for Justice United and the Coalition for Justice marched for justice for black men, women, and children killed by police and vigilante violence.

Kenneth Sutton | 5/11/2015

‘This is home for me’

Life

‘This is home for me’

A black Baltimore Unitarian Universalist marches for Freddie Gray, her city, and her faith.

Kenny Wiley | 5/10/2015 | Fall 2015

In Baltimore, Unitarian Universalists look for ways to help

UU news

In Baltimore, Unitarian Universalists look for ways to help

Joining vigils for Freddie Gray, packing lunches for school children, learning from black community’s distress.

Kenny Wiley | 4/30/2015

In Baltimore, my liberation is bound up with yours

Life

In Baltimore, my liberation is bound up with yours

The minister of First Unitarian Church in Baltimore reflects on #BaltimoreUprising.

David Carl Olson | 4/30/2015

UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQ

UU news

UUA rededicates Selma memorial at Boston HQ

Bronze monument commemorates three civil rights martyrs killed in Alabama in 1965.

Christopher L. Walton | 4/6/2015

Letter from a hoped-for future

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Letter from a hoped-for future

What Unitarian Universalism looks like, twenty years from now.

Rosemary Bray McNatt | 3/9/2015 | Spring 2015

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