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  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
    "A work of rare beauty . . . a love letter written in a moral emergency, one that Coates exposes with the precision of an autopsy and the...

Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser

  • By Yuri Yamamoto
    For almost thirty years after coming to the United States, I didn't fully understand the cultural cues around me. Initially, this gave me the false sense of liberation. I often interpreted uncomfortable situations to be my fault, as an ignorant immigrant. Trying hard to assimilate, I unconsciously suppressed what came naturally to me.
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    As a born traveler, I love the novelty of discovering a familiar thing in a new setting. And what’s more familiar than a white clapboard...
  • By Robin Tanner
    Holding on does not come easy to me. As a teenager who left home and bounced around, I am talented at escaping. I can evade like the best...
  • By Daniel Gregoire
    All right voters, it’s election season! We’re down to the remaining candidates, and we are the voters of this country. The question before...
  • By Teresa Honey Youngblood
    My maternal grandfather was one of seven children, four girls and three boys. All three of the boys grew up to marry women named Marie. Now...

Call and Response

  • By Sarah Conover
    An old activist friend of mine, Fran Peavey, used to travel the world’s benches in the 1970s and 80s with a simple sign that read, "...

Skinner House Books

Tapestry of Faith

Creating Home

Love Surrounds Us

  • Hundreds of years ago, when America was still a very new country, Unitarianism and Universalism were also very new. They were actually two...

Signs of Our Faith

Sing to the Power

The New UU

  • By Polly Peterson
    This is the story of Theodore Parker, a Unitarian minister who was determined to do whatever he could to end slavery in the United States...

What Moves Us

  • Charles Chauncy was the leading opponent of the Great Awakening, the Protestant evangelical movement that swept through the British North...

UU World

  • By Kris Willcox
    Printmaker Nathaniel Currier (1813–1888) grew up Unitarian and later joined the Unitarian Church of All Souls in New York.
    Image credit: © Getty Images
  • By Elaine McArdle
    You can’t rewrite history, but you can help right many of the wrongs through education.
    Image credit: Courtesy Whitney Plantation
  • By William G Sinkford
    Unitarian Universalists were ready to redeem the American dream, to take our place in the revolution. What happened?
    Image credit: © 2015 Brittney Leeanne Williams.
  • By Meg Barnhouse
    I see my Unitarian Universalist and southern identities as strengths and gifts, not contradictions.
    Image credit: © iStockphoto/Hans Slegers
  • By Forrest Church
    The separation of church and state in America grew out of competing visions of divine order and sacred liberty that divided the nation’s founders and its religious communities.
  • By W. Frederick Wooden
    Five years after 9/11, Americans still live in the wreckage of old ideas. Religious liberals have a chance to build a new theology adequate to our complex times. Will we rise to the challenge?
    Image credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

WorshipWeb

  • By William Stafford
    "We live in an occupied country, misunderstood; justice will take us millions of intricate moves." from Stafford's poem "Thinking for Berky...
  • By Michael Eric Dyson
    "My dear friends, please try to understand that whiteness is limitless possibility. It is universal and invisible. That’s why many of you...
  • By Nathan Ryan
    We have an absurd amount to learn, or unlearn, about race in this country. America allowed slavery to exist by seeking out personal and...
  • By John Saxon
    This day is simply one more day on the calendar. The eleventh day of September. Another beautiful, sunny day on the cusp between summer and...
  • By Rosemary Bray McNatt
    He phoned more than an hour ago to say he was on his way home. But I have yet to hear the scrape of the iron gate, the rattling keys, so I...
  • By Amanda Udis-Kessler
    Given that Unitarian Universalists believe in the inherent worth and dignity of all people, not just black people, why should we say “black...

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