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.
Black Lives Matter banner ‘brings out conversation’
More than two dozen Unitarian Universalist congregations have put Black Lives Matter banners on their buildings.
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.
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.
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.