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Nashville Lunch Counter Sit-ins Raised the Bar for Disciplined Non-violent Disobedience

Nashville students launched lunch counter sit-ins in 1960. When Nashville student protesters entered downtown Woolworths, S. H. Kress, and McClellan stores and asked to be served at the lunch counters

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Heretic, Rebel, a Thing to Flout (Site / Info)

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Column: From A Land Down Under

[Today we welcome columnist Inga Leonora Westerberg. In January, The Wild Hunt said goodbye to Cosette Paneque as she ventured off to engage in new and exciting personal projects. However, while it is

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Cruelest month on the campaign trail

Madeleine Albright expands upon her undiplomatic moment, rather brilliantly. It was an old line to her, "first used almost 25 years ago," but to a new generation, in a different world, and in campaign

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Nobody here but us chickens

It's not new, but the scale is bigger than ever. Here's Sonia Shah's boots-on-the-ground research for her book due out next week, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond paints

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Wall Street and Income Inequality

Regulating Wall Street is a side-show to the question of economic inequality. More regulation of Wall Street can prevent, we hope, a repetition of the financial crisis of 2008, but it will not, on its

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in the seventies, eighties, nineties and on in America

In the seventies, eighties and nineties in America, the powers that be in both parties, and the financial elite, made the decision (over and over and over again) that it would be easier for them to ma

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“I Don’t Believe in Purification” by Shauna Aura Knight

Originally posted on Humanistic Paganism: I’m a Pantheist. I believe that the entirety of the world, of the universe, is divine.…

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CUC Month

UU Fun Fact Did you know that Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, turned to Unitarian Universalism after having children, having abstained from religion since rejecting his Church of Engl

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CUC Month

what every child needs...

I was asked to write something free for a woodworking magazine and figured I might as well write what I would be writing anyway. The following which may be edited and may or may not be used. Yesterday

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At the Finish Line

We all hold the image, if not the experience, of a crowd waiting at the finish line of a race to welcome and cheer on the weary contestants as they enter the final stretch. For what part of your life

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Charles Schulz as Religious Humanist

I notice that it was yesterday in 2000 that the wildly popular cartoonist Charles M Schulz died. And as it happens the next day, today, sixteen years ago, the last of the original Peanuts strips appea

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Easy way to learn ukelele

I enjoy watching Philip McKnight talk about guitar and gear on YouTube and he has a great 3 1/2 minute on how to play ukulele if you are a guitar player. Basically, you can think of a ukulele ad being

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“This Machine” — Roy Zimmerman Concert (15 March 2016)

Do you remember last year when you were kicking yourself because you missed this guy? or … Do you remember last year when you came to hear this guy and wished you’d brought all your friends? Now is yo

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Seeking Sanctuary

In my experience, when people are asked why they became Unitarian Universalists, or why they remain Unitarian Universalists, one of the reasons most often cited is community.  We seek groups of people

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Awakening Vibrations: Tibetan Singing Bowls and Gong Meditation with Joy Clemons (27 February 2016)

Join us on 27 February 2016 at 4:30 PM as we journey into our essence and merging with the unified field of energy where harmony prevails. Through sound immersion, we will experience peace and deep re

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

Building and Grounds Work Day — 13 February 2016

Please join us on Saturday (13 February 2016) from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for our monthly building and grounds work day. Spring is starting to peek out here and there on the church grounds and the forecas

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Announcements – All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana (Site / Info)

UU Lent - Quiet

SSL day 28 I work nights so most of the time it's quiet. Unless of course we have some interesting topic to talk about. We keep our part of the office batcave-dark with only the lights from our comput

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Walking On

I saw you walking Down the street Last week Your head was down Your collar up Even though the sun Was shining. It is a cold wind That blows through a heart Pumping ice Like it was fire It is OK We bot

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Media roundup: UUs re-envision Valentine’s Day

A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.

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Multicultural Support Team Moving Toward Justice

In honor of the Standing on the Side of Love 30 Days of Love 2016 campaign, Steven Ballesteros speaks up about the important work of supporting Youth of Color.  As a Unitarian Universalist young adult

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Blue Boat of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Site / Info)

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