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Mike Brown and UUism…..6 Months On (#BlackLivesMatter)

Posted on the 09 February 2015 by Eastofmidnight

Six months ago today, Mike Brown laid on the street dead for 4.5 hours in the St. Louis heat. 3 years ago I asked the question "what does UUism say to the Trayvon Martins in its midst?"

I've thought about that question a LOT in the last six months and come to the conclusion that I didn't acknowledge something that I should have when I originally wrote the question.

UUism doesn't have many Trayvon Martins or Mike Browns or Tamir Rices or Eric Garners or [place name of person of color killed by agents of the state here].....

so how much do #BlackLivesMatter in our congregations?


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