1965 - President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act. Many Unitarian Universalists had participated in the protest marches from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, which paved the way for this historic change in civil rights for African-Americans. Three people were killed in the march: James Reeb, a Unitarian Universalist minister; Jimme Lee Jackson, an African-American church deacon, and Viola Liuzzo, a Unitarian Universalist layperson from Detroit. Read more about James Reeb.
Reprinted with the permission of Skinner House Books. This Day in Unitarian Universalist History by Frank Schulman is available at (800) 215-9076 or www.uua.org/bookstore.
This eight minute video highlights the experiences of Unitarian and Universalist congregations during the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919. Please share with attribution as you like--personally, or as a resource for congregational use in worship, education program, or otherwise ... Read More
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