Topic: Social Justice

Countering White Supremacy in Ohio

It has been one year since we all witnessed, via video, the murder in Minneapolis of George Floyd by police.   The outrage spread across the country and was expressed in protests, including here in Columbus.

As a direct result of Black organizers and allies using … read more.

Who Tells Our Story?

In the musical Hamilton, George Washington advises Hamilton that while he can dream of great things while fighting for a better world, he must remember that history has its eyes on him.  He also says that we have no control over who lives, who dies, … read more.

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Remember when Mitch McConnell said of Elizabeth Warren, “She had appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” Ever since those words were uttered, I’ve wondered where we as UUs, in our commitment to fairness, equality, and … read more.

We Covenant to Affirm and Promote

The need to look at how we as UUs can address systemic racism and oppression within our movement and within our principles has been a topic of discussion for a very long time. In 2013, the first draft of an 8th principle was crafted to … read more.

Side with Love (UUA service for all)

What if to “side with love” meant making bold, faith-full choices? What if it were even a little bit scary? This worship service brings together worship leaders and musicians from across the country to offer hopeful, moving, challenging reminders about what we, as Unitarian Universalists, … read more.

Split Seconds

Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. He had a vision of what beloved community would look like. He used his imagination to invite us into a larger space of possibility. But can we really do that all at once? What can I do now?

Online … read more.

Beyond Insurrection

Our democracy is under attack not just in rhetoric, but also by violent insurrection. We have felt it building for years. The questions are many, the answers are simple – and complicated. How did we get here? Where do we go from here? What is … read more.

A Time for Healing

2020 has been hard in a lot of ways, but now, as we come out of a very long election season, we have numbers that show us how divided was are as a country.  What do our UU values tell us about staying in relation … read more.