Most married women fret about a tardy husband: black women like myself worry more.
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.
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.
It's very uncomfortable for me to read/write/say "white supremacy culture," so it's my way of directly challenging my own right to comfort.
I'm in love with the Unitarian Universalism that does not yet exist. But I have to hold both the love for that thing and the love for the reality.
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...
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. ...
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.
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.