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Pharaoh’s Army Drowned In The Red Sea…or More Unitarian Universalist Nonsense

Somedays the only thing that keeps me half-way in Unitarian Universalism is Aretha Franklin singing gospel.   anyway…… News came out yesterday that UUA officials who RESIGNED from thei... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

These Things Wouldn’t Happen If You Just Listened To Black Women

I’ve gotten to talk to the bestest friend a couple of times over the past few days. And since bestest friend is also a UU of color, part of our conversation was about the Atlanta survey. In a... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

All I Have To Do Is Stay Black And Die (or…The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intent)

So…over the Facebook wires yesterday came this…. . The UU Congregation of Atlanta is moving. And in their information gathering, a survey was created. This was the first question. What ... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

Black People Can Never Be Respectable Enough (White Discomfort with the words ‘White Supremacy’)

(it looks like I might have to do a thread on respectability politics, so this will fit in somewhere) ok…. since some of y’all are determined to stay willfully ignorant, let’s sta... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

Make Me Wanna Holler, Throw Up Both Of My Hands

Let’s talk about the policing of black bodies, shall we? Late last night, a Tulsa jury found officer Betty Shelby not guilty of manslaughter in the killing of Terence Crutcher. You can be for... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

If You Just Change The Key, It’s Still The Same Old Song

If you’ve listened to Mark Morrison-Reed’s Minns Lecture, or read “Black Pioneers in a White Denomination”, then you know about the survey (questions were asked about variou... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

Godspeed, Jim Key

News came out a little while ago that UUA Moderator Jim Key is resigning his position due to serious health concerns. I last saw Jim at the UUA Board meeting April 21-22 in Boston. As always, he wa... [read more]

east of midnight

east of midnight

Putting On The Whole Armour Of God

If you are silent about your pain, they will kill you and say you enjoyed it. —Zora Neale Hurston Here’s the brutal truth… After institutional UUism’s ignoring of us here in... [read more]

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