Contemplating Race in Liberal Religion

In a few weeks, I will be headed to New Orleans, LA to participate in my first Unitarian Universalist (UU) General Assembly (GA). I decided to finally scrape the money to go because I feel my congregation, which resides in a conservative community that is 95% white with an average age of 68, is truly … Continue reading Contemplating Race in Liberal Religion

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Human rights is the ONLY issue upon which political unity can be based.

In my household growing up, there were no discussions of civil rights, politics, or government reform, though it was common knowledge my parents were Democrats. While both grew up as Presbyterians, my father excommunicated himself from the Church, much to his mother's dismay, and my mother was the Alto Section leader of the choir at … Continue reading Human rights is the ONLY issue upon which political unity can be based.