Kenny Wiley and Christina Rivera join The VUU to talk about the upcoming #UUWhiteSupremacyTeachIn. Unitarian Universalists congregations are being asked to shift their regularly scheduled Sunday morning worship to participate in a teach-in on racism and white supremacy. Learn more at http://www.blacklivesuu.com/teachin/.
- Informational webinars scheduled for April 13 and 27 at 8 pm ET. Organizers will talk through available resources and answer questions. Congregations who are signed up will get an email with the link. It will also be posted on BLUU’s website.
- Aisha recommends the resource: http://teachingtolerance.org
- Read Dr. King’s “Letter From a Birmingham Jail”
- BLUU Urges Adoption of 8th Principle in Unitarian Universalism (article on medium.com)
- Congregations can sign up for #UUWhiteSupremacyTeachIn on other dates besides April 30 or May 7.
- Aisha and Christina define “woke” as a white person who comes from a place of non-defensive curiosity, who listens, asks questions, and is willing to risk doing the wrong thing and be called back in
The VUU is hosted by Meg Riley (currently on sabbatical), Joanna Fontaine Crawford, Aisha Hauser, Hank Peirce, Michael Tino and Alicia Forde, with production support provided by Terri Burnor. The VUU streams live on Thursdays at 11 am ET.
Note: This audio has been slightly edited for a better listening experience. View the live original recording on YouTube.