Black Women Worry More

Most married women fret about a tardy husband: black women like myself worry more.

R Rosemary Bray McNatt

The Deep Well of Black Lives

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.

K Kristen L. Harper

All of Us Need All of Us to Make It

Unitarian Universalists believe that all of us need all of us to make it; this is why we are in solidarity with the movement for Black lives today and every day.

T Theresa I. Soto and Megan Foley

Visitors in the Struggle for Racial Justice

No matter what tactics and methods racial justice activists use, the general response of society will be a collective head-shaking and tsk-tsk-ing — because what people are actually complaining about are not the specific tactics that are being used in the struggle for racial justice, but that the...

A Aisha Ansano

A Story Inherited

Yesterday, a new employee — a white guy — walked into the bakery where I work. “Hi,” he said. “I don’t think I’ve met you yet.” He told me his name. ...

J Jabari S. Jones

Bearing Witness

Bearing witness is an act of compassion, empathy, solidarity and justice. It is a holy act. Humanity is at its most powerful and transformative when we experience the truth of another.

H Heide Cottam

The Offensiveness of My Pain

The offensiveness of my pain is why we have to remind America over and over again that Black Lives Matter: because if you lack empathy for our tears it’s likely that you lack respect for our lives.

S Shane Paul Neil