Topic: Justice

Remembering Viola Liuzzo

UU civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo answered Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to Selma to march for voting rights, and was killed by KKK members on March 25, 1965. What does her story teach us about racism and sexism in America? We will continue collecting food donations for Food For Thought throughout the month, and also be collecting tootbrushes and travel size toothpaste for the January 24th Project Homeless Connect event. Youth programming and childcare are available, and conversation and refreshments follow the service. Everyone is welcome!

Black History Matters…to All of Us

We will explore the story of slavery by Harriet Jacobs, a slave who finally escaped, and consider what she felt were the implications for blacks and whites of the south’s “peculiar institution.” We’ll contrast that perspective with the ideas of Cornell West, a contemporary scholar, … read more.

Does the Arc of the Universe Bend Toward Justice?

Theodore Parker, 19th century Unitarian minister, preached that the arc of the moral universe bends toward justice, and Dr. Martin Luther King often repeated this claim during his sermons. But who or what makes it bend?

This service discusses the book “The Moral Arc: How Science … read more.