Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb

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  • By Kristen L. Harper
    From WorshipWeb
    We will ring out the ghosts of those lost in the middle passages, lost to the whips and depravation, lost to the lynches and the bullets, lost to the prisons and the chains of racism.
  • By Susan Lawrence
    From UU Voices
    In February, Americans say the names and retell the stories of African Americans whose achievements and contributions helped to shape us as a nation. When we investigate our shared past, we learn more about who we are today.
  • A moonless night. A rowboat ride, about a mile, across an icy current toward the glow of a lantern on the far side of the river. Someone waiting there will be your next conductor. They'll guide you to a safe house as the Underground Railroad carries you north. ...
  • By Jabari S. Jones
    From WorshipWeb
    “Not belonging here” is a story I have inherited, an American inheritance. I am a free person born into an unfree place.
  • By Aisha Ansano
    From WorshipWeb
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time when particular songs get sung; one of them is "Lift Every Voice and Sing." It gets sung in school,...
  • By Aisha Ansano
    From WorshipWeb
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a radical. He was called “the most dangerous man in America” by the FBI and had a 17,000 page FBI file at the time of his death. ...
  • By Theresa Hardy
    From WorshipWeb
    I am sick and tired and grieving and ready to quit this country. But I got out of bed, shamed by the thought of letting these ancestors down.
  • By Chris Crass
    From WorshipWeb
    To become an anti-racist faith community, the key question for a white/white majority community is not “How do we get people of color to...
  • By Dawn Skjei Cooley
    From WorshipWeb
    Bruises are a part of roller derby — a celebrated part. It’s not uncommon for players to take pictures of their biggest, most colorful...
  • By Kenny Wiley
    From UU World

    As a child I learned that we had, mostly, overcome. Clues to a deeper truth hid in plain sight.