Delegates oppose institutional racism with AIW


GA delegates voted overwhelmingly Sunday afternoon for an Action of Immediate Witness (AIW) that condemns racist mistreatment of young people of color by police. The AIW grew out of an appearance at General Assembly a year ago of Michelle Alexander, whose book, “The New Jim Crow” explored the extent to which people of color are […]

Moderator’s report: ‘All of us working together’

“We have a very clear vision of Unitarian Universalism,” said UUA Moderator Gini Courter, “and it comes up from the people.” Courter was delivering her eighth report as the moderator of the UUA, during the final plenary session of the 2011 General Assembly on Sunday afternoon. Courter outlined the three main polities, or ways religious […]

Workshop: ‘Difficult to be a UU and a person of color’

“It is difficult to be a UU and a person of color,” said Gregory Boyd, panelist at the “Views from the Pews” workshop on race and Unitarian Universalism. This sentiment was echoed by the rest of the panelists and by many of the attendees who offered comments during the Friday workshop at the 2011 General […]


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