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In "A Place of Wholeness," a Tapestry of Faith program
This activity tells the story through words and song of Viola Liuzzo, a white Unitarian Universalist who fought and died for the civil rights of African Americans.
Begin by telling participants that, as they explored in Activity 1, there are many kinds of freedom. Viola Liuzzo, a white Unitarian Universalist, was working alongside African Americans for their rights as full citizens and freedom from discrimination during the Civil Rights Movement. She was putting her faith in freedom into action. Invite the participants to listen as you share the story of Viola Liuzzo. Read or tell the story, while your co-leader or a volunteer sings the song lines interspersed throughout.
After presenting the story, lead a short discussion with the following reflection questions:
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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