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The radical King we don’t know

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The radical King we don’t know

Does America have the capacity to heed the radical Martin Luther King Jr., or must America sanitize King in order to evade and avoid his challenge?

Cornel West | 1/19/2015 | Spring 2015

Selma’s challenge

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Selma’s challenge

In the past, our religious forebears had stood on the brink of making a difference in racial justice, and had wavered. Not this time.

Mark Morrison-Reed | 1/5/2015 | Winter 2014

‘Called out into the great, open, windy world’

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‘Called out into the great, open, windy world’

Jack Mendelsohn made social justice essential to Unitarian Universalist identity.

John Gibbons | 10/22/2012

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

Remembering liberation on Memorial Day

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Remembering liberation on Memorial Day

Perhaps we need only to go back to history, and consider where and how this celebration evolved.

Michelle Richards | 5/30/2011

Leon Spencer honored with UUA’s highest award

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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

UUs lead as riot survivors receive payments in Tulsa

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UUs lead as riot survivors receive payments in Tulsa

Estimates of those killed in the 1921 rampage range from 38 to 300.

Donald E. Skinner | 5/1/2002 | May/June 2002

A step toward racial reconciliation

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A step toward racial reconciliation

A Cincinnati church reaches out to the family of W.H.G. Carter, a black Unitarian minister it rejected many years ago.

David Whitford | 5/1/2002 | May/June 2002

Faith groups join Lummi Nation fight against coal

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Faith groups join Lummi Nation fight against coal

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship’s partnership leads to public witness event at UUA’s General Assembly in June.

Elaine McArdle | 4/20/2015 | Summer 2015

The next Selma

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The next Selma

How the Black Lives Matter movement challenges Unitarian Universalists.

Kenny Wiley | 3/30/2015 | Spring 2015

The UUA meets black power

We stepped outside

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We stepped outside

In an affluent town near Ferguson, UUs held weekly sidewalk vigils.

Barbara Gadon | Spring 2015

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